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Asabea' Zainab

1 h 30 min
Asabea' Zainab

INGREDIENTS for 6-8 portions

  • 450g of white flour

  • 300g of fine semolina

  • 2 tbsp anise, ground

  • 2 tbsp fennel, ground

  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder

  • 1 tsp sodium carbonate

  • 115g olive oil

  • 300g water

  • 1 liter vegetable oil for frying

  • 150g sugar syrup

  • 150g Nutella®

  • For decoration:

  • Grounded pistachio and hazelnut, or any nuts of your choice.

nutella – an ingredient to prepare this delicious recipe

To prepare this delicious recipe, 15g of Nutella® per person is enough to enjoy!


  1. 1

    Put all the ingredients in a large wooden or glass bowl and mix them well. Rub olive oil with the flour combination until they are mixed well.

  2. 2

    Put the water and the combination in an electric kneader and mix until a moldable dough is formed. Let it stand for one hour.

  3. 3

    Shape the dough in to small short fingers then pass them through a strainer to take the desired shape.

  4. 4

    Fry the fingers Sawabe’ Zainab in hot oil and stir them continuously until brown.

  5. 5

    Take them out of the oil and wait until cold.

  6. 6

    Garnish with Nutella® and grounded nuts.

Sustainable palm oil in Nutella
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Sustainable cocoa in Nutella
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Upcycling Nutella jar
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