Sesame Rings Recipe
It’s like the smaller version of sesame bagels (simit). They’re alike in terms of their shapes, but their tastes are quite different. Simit tastes more like bread, it doesn’t spread easily when you chew, but it’s the main feature of sesame rings to spread easily in your mouth.
- 250 grams margarine or butter (at the room temperature),
- 1 teacup of vegetable oil (110 ml.),
- A half cup of starch,
- 1 tablespoon of vinegar,
- 1 tablespoon of yogurt,
- 2 coffee spoons of granulated sugar,
- 1 coffee spoon of salt,
- 1 teaspoon of mahaleb (you do not have add this spice),
- 4,5 cups of all purpose flour (the cup is: 200 ml.).
For the top;
- 1 egg,
- 1,5 – 2 cups of sesame seeds (mix the roasted sesame seeds and not roasted sesame seeds).
Process of Sesame Rings Recipe
Firstly, to prepare the dough, combine the margarine, vegetable oil, vinegar, yogurt, salt and sugar in a deep bowl.
Add the mahaleb, starch and add the flour slowly and knead well.
Get a soft but not sticky dough.
Take pieces as big as a walnut and first shape it like a stick, then combine its two ends to give it a ring shape.
Beat the egg and dip the rings firstly in to the egg then the sesame.
Place them on a baking sheet in a tray.
Bake them in the preheated oven at 180°C for almost 20 minutes until they get golden.
After baking, remove the tray from the oven and leave the sesame rings to cool in the tray.
When they get cool enough, serve.
This sesame rings recipe is for 35 sesame rings.
Note; there is no baking powder in the dough.