Tulumba (Albanian Version) Recipe

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Tulumba (Albanian Version)
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  • 2 tbsp butter (we prefer ) or 2 tbsp margarine, melted
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups water


  1. SYRUP:.
  2. Put the sugar, water and lemon juice into a saucepan, and after melting the sugar by stirring, allow it to boil until moderately thick.
  3. Set aside to cool.
  4. PASTRY:.
  5. Heat the margarine in a saucepan, add the water and salt and bring to the boil.
  6. Reduce heat and add the flour at once.
  7. Stir the mixture constantly with a wooden spoon and continue until mixture leaves the sides of the pan and forms a ball.
  8. This should take 6 minutes, then remove pan from heat and set aside to cool.
  9. When cool, add the eggs and knead for approximately 10 minutes.
  10. Using a pastry bag with a large nozzle or a serrated spoon, put 7-8 pastries in a pan containing the heated olive oil.
  11. Start frying the pastry over low heat, increase heat when pastry puffs up a bit and fry until golden.
  12. Remove fried pastry with a perforated spoon, draining away the oil, then put into the syrup.
  13. Strain off the syrup, place tulumba on serving plate and serve when cool.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 801.59 Kcal (3356 kJ)
Calories from fat 526.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 58.52g 90%
Cholesterol 119.3mg 40%
Sodium 794.31mg 33%
Potassium 92.23mg 2%
Total Carbs 65.2g 22%
Sugars 39.23g 157%
Dietary Fiber 2.76g 11%
Protein 7.02g 14%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 99.5mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 336.8 Kcal (1410 kJ)
Calories from fat 221.3 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.59g 90%
Cholesterol 50.12mg 40%
Sodium 333.75mg 33%
Potassium 38.75mg 2%
Total Carbs 27.39g 22%
Sugars 16.48g 157%
Dietary Fiber 1.16g 11%
Protein 2.95g 14%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Iron 0.9mg 12%
Calcium 41.8mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 20.4
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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