Best mediterranean : How to prepare the beni

One of Best mediterranean countries of the Maghreb are proud of their preservation of traditions and the ancient folklore, not only in the field of art, dress, and culture, but also in terms of food, flavors, or spices used, where the beni is one of the traditional folk dishes every day in the Maghreb region in general, which adults and children love on Both for its delicious sweet taste, and its ability to provide the body with energy and vitality during the day, and in this article, we will present to you the method of preparing the beni in the Algerian-Moroccan way

How to prepare the Algerian Beni

Ingredients :

A kilo of all-purpose white flour, sifted well.
80 gm of instant yeast.
140g of white granulated sugar.
300 g of warm liquid milk, and if liquid milk is not available, it can using powdered milk.
120 gm of unsalted butter, melted in the microwave or on the stove.
6 medium sized eggs, at room temperature.
pinch of salt.
A box of mashed apricots.
A pinch of powdered sugar for garnish.

Best mediterranean : How to prepare the beni

In a bowl, dissolve the instant yeast in warm milk and leave it for a few minutes until it ferments. Add the fermented milk to the amount of flour, and mix well. In another bowl, add the eggs, sugar, and melted butter, and mix well until the sugar dissolves. Add the butter mixture to the dough with a small pinch of salt, and mix well until a soft dough is formed. Leave the dough for at least an hour until it ferments and doubles in size. In a large tray, cut the dough into small balls the size of a peach, press them a little to become in the form of circular disks, and leave again until it ferments and doubles in size. Fill a large saucepan with oil, and then fry the dough disks in deep oil until they are browned and cooked. Ripe discs are placed on blotting paper to get rid of excess oil. Open the discs, stuff them with apricot paste, and then decorate with little icing sugar.

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