Awamat (in Arabic عوامة) is one of the favorites and simple sweets that are is famous in oriental cuisine.
It’s one of the oriental sweets loved by all Arab families, which is distinguished from other sweets by the simplicity of its preparation, the little number of ingredients, and its delicious taste.
Tips To Prepare Healthy Awamat
Awamat is one of the sweets that do not contain any artificial additives, such as preservatives, flavorings, and dyes that have been proven harmful to human health.
The Awamat provides you with the energy needed to carry out daily functions, especially in the winter, but be careful not to add too much diameter to the Awamat so as not to increase the calories, and thus may cause weight gain.
- The Awamat or Luqaimat is one of the famous oriental sweets, and although it contains a small amount of sugar, it is a meal rich in calories.
- Starches contain large amounts of flour and semolina, and their recipe is only successful by frying them, and they are imbued with sugar-rich syrup, and for this reason they are high in fat and calories.
- We advise all those who are looking for the ideal weight to try to avoid taking a large amount of it and to be satisfied with one or two pills, if available.
- The Awamat contains a large amount of carbohydrates and sugars, so please do not overeat it, especially for diabetics and those who are overweight.
Awamat and diabetics
- In order not to deprive diabetic patients of the food they desire and to preserve their health, it is possible to consume a small amount of “one to two pills” according to the blood sugar level and provided that it is calculated during the day with the rest of the meals.
- It is preferable to use syrup made from artificial sweeteners, not known natural sugar
- It is preferable not to eat a lot of Awamat because it contains large amounts of sugar, and it is preferable to eat it without putting it in the diameter, calculating the dose of insulin and measuring the level of sugar in the blood.
Awamat and heart patients
- Heart patients are advised to consume a small amount of the dish if it is fried and high in fat, which may be harmful to them.
- buoy and pregnant women
- You may crave the Awamat during pregnancy, and there is no harm in eating it, of course, but making sure to monitor your weight and calculate your daily calories, provided that it is in a reasonable amount.
- If you suffer from excess stomach acid, you should avoid eating them, as frying pans generally make your situation worse.
- The Awamat contains large amounts of sugars and calories, so please be careful not to overdo it, especially if you suffer from gestational diabetes.
How to make the Awamat with cream and cheese
- Mix the flour with yeast, baking powder, water, and liquid cream until it becomes a sticky dough, and leave for 15 minutes.
- Small balls are made of the dough, and then we stuff them with cheese.
- Add to boiling frying oil until golden.
- The Awamat is added to the syrup, then placed in a serving dish and decorated as desired.
Here is a video to make Awamat with nutella.
Awamat With Cream And Cheese Or Nutella
Mix the dry ingredients together (flour, starch, and salt).
Mix yeast, sugar and a little warm water together, set aside for 10 minutes and then add to the dry ingredients.
Add the rest of the ingredients together and knead them well until you get a smooth and homogeneous dough.
Leave the dough for half an hour to ferment well.
Preheat the frying oil well.
Make small balls of the dough. You can use cream bags or a spoon, and then put them on the hot oil.
When you get the golden color of the float, it is removed from the oil and left in the filter for a little while and then placed in the syrup for a few minutes and then placed in a serving dish.