Xerotigana (or Diples) – fried dumplings with honey

Xerotigana (or Diples) – fried dumplings with honey


For the dumplings:

  • 1 kg. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • a little olive oil
  • enough water to make a smooth dough
  • corn oil for the frying pan

For the syrup:

  • 2 water glasses of sugar
  • 3 glasses of honey
  • 1 glass of water
  • 1 piece of cinnamon bark

Directions:Place all the ingredients for the dumplings in a large bowl and knead thoroughly. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes, then roll it out into thin pastry. Cut the filo into strips (about 10cm wide and 15-20cm long) and fold them once. Fry in corn oil and let them drain for about 30 minutes. Drench with the syrup and sprinkle with roasted sesame seeds.


Source http://www.sifnaiko-fos.gr/syntages-4-festival-kykladikis-gastronomias/4802-sxoinoysa3a-fava-kserotigana-286o-festival-kykladikis-gastronomias-nikolaos-tselementes-e28093-sifnos-201229.html

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