3 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Plain Yogurt 1/2 Cup (2 oz / 57g) Walnuts 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil (Approx. 100g) 1 Egg 1/2 Tsp Ground Cardamom 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon 1 Tsp Baking Powder 1/4 Cup Powdered Sugar (Confectioners sugar) PREPARATIONS: None. DIRECTIONS: BATTER 1- Combine 1/2 cup vegetable oil and sugar in a large bowl. 2- Add plain yogurt, add an egg to the bowl and continue stirring until well mixed. 3- In a separate container mix flour and baking powder and gradually add to the mixture while whisking. 4- Knead the batter for 5 minutes or so. 5- Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a lid and allow to rest for an hour. FILLING 6- Grind walnuts in a grinder. Add ground cardamom, ground cinnamon and 1/2 cup of sugar and continue grinding/mixing. 7- Roll out the dough on a well floured working surface. 8- Using a large round shaped cookie cutter, cut out the batter, add the walnuts filling and seal the top to make a small ball shape. 9- Deep fry the nuggets in vegetable oil. 10- Place them back onto a napkin to get rid of the excessive oil. 11- Dip the nuggets in powdered sugar.
GHOTAB CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Ghotab or Qottab is a traditional Iranian sweet nugget / cake. Ghotab is filled with walnuts and deep fried in vegetable oil. Qottab is sweet and tasteful and just like most of sweet cakes, it is high in sugar. Having one or two qottab with morning coffee or afternoon tea can be delightful. Each qottab can weigh 20 to 35 grams. 3.5 oz (100g) of qottab or ghotab has 350 calories (126 calories from fat), 14.0g Total fat (2.5g Saturated Fat), 17mg cholesterol, 24mg Sodium, 179mg Potassium, 50.4g Total Carbohydrates and 7.0g protein.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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