Thank you so much for this sweet comment Salpy! If you have a lebanese or middle eastern store or bakery near you, you may be able to find them if not try ebay. For a detailed procedure of how to roll these cookies check out this post. Delicious.. just love Maamoul ~ i have made some too do visit my place when time permits Because it is mostly flour with less semolina, you can make it without waiting for the semolina to soak up the fat. These maamoul look amazing! I hope you have had a beautiful month. Thank you for sharing with us this wonderful recipe! My pleasure Jennifer Quick question, how many cups is 1 kilograms, and 300 g as well? Change ). Please let me know when the moulds will be available! Learn how your comment data is processed. I’m going to have to seriously hunt them down locally. This authentic recipe for date-filled Lebanese cookies (ma'amoul) uses wooden molds to give the cookies their distinctive decorative shapes. It means the world to me when someone writes to me saying that my instructions or recipe helped them recreate something they love. Those molds look wonderful! i am so excited about making these beautiful cookies. I don’t use coarse semolina because it results in a grainy maamoul. They will absorb oil from the maamoul as you use them and they will turn into a deeper richer color. I don’t keep them in the fridge. The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Maamoul (Mamoul) Recipes.Enjoy our easy Eid Iftar desserts and learn how to make Maamoul. If you want maamoul that is not crumbly try this recipe Plastic in the mould is a great idea. Is there a reason why? Thanks, Hello Shakira Happy Eid Thanks in advance. The semolina will resemble wet sand. This made me around 150 maamoul and every single one of them looks perfect!! Thank you so very much for sharing the recipe. My 10 year old daughter and I made them for a Girl Scout badge she’s working on and we learned so much about baking AND Eid! I am so sorry for the late reply. and second the semolina I used I think it was the finest one it has no 1 on the package and it is very fine its almost like a flour so my mamoul become crunchy I wonder is this is because of the semolina is too soft?? I almost cracked my cutting board whacking the mould to get the cookies out! you may find plastic molds there, […] a number of my favorite maamoul recipes: a melt in your mouth, fool proof flour maamoul , and two semolina maamoul recipes. For tomorrow should I add more flour? The next day, there was the story! I am sorry the maamoul did not turn out well. Looking forward to your reply! Thank you so much for sharing this lovely recipe! Your kids are very lucky to have these celebratory cookies waiting for them. Looks really delicious,can I ask you how to make honey filled Maamoul please??? Now I’m looking forward to trying to use it. I love them Shame I can’t find ma’amoul mould anywhere . This is seriously the best Mamoul recipe I have ever tried! Thanks for sharing this full proof recipe !! For this, nut-filled ma'amoul balls are stacked in a pyramid and served with a white cream called Naatiffe made from egg whites, sugar syrup and soapwort (Saponaria officinalis). Mamoul cookies are my fever ever cookies! 4. Have a wonderful Eid and please wish your family the same. You could reduce the yeast to 1 teaspoon if the type of yeast you use is too active. Thanks for sharing! I am thrilled that my tutorial helped and that the maamoul turned out so well, Love the plastic maamoul mold , can you please let me know where you purchased it from ? They are traditional at religious holidays in the Levantine region. Also, how many maamouls does this recipe make approximately? . Great post! If you want to replace the ghee in the recipe replace it with butter or margarine but if you can find ghee, use it. Please let me know how the maamoul turns out, Amazing post Sawsan. Fabulous post! I have never had maamoul and now I feel sorry for myself for this lack! They are all molds. 0,5 dl oil (neutral-tasting, such as rapeseed or canola) 1 dl icing sugar. I know nothing about Eid but the traditions and food seems amazing. Hello, The recipe below is a riff on traditional maamoul, made entirely with all-purpose flour. Which recipe did you use? Warnai Ramadhan Kamu dengan 17 Resep Kurma Anti-Mainstream Ini! Really glad you enjoyed the recipe and the maamoul turned out well I will try and follow some of your tips. The dough balls should be walnut sized. Cookies dengan kurma di tengahnya […]. No, you don’t need more water. Kol 3am w enti bkher w saha w salama, 3id sa3eed, hugs to you. Neither said fine semolina. 1.Milk (or milk powder) is a way of enhancing the dough to: Simple Eid Cookies (ka’ak) Recipe Thanks! The next day add the flour, mastic, mahlab, powdered milk, anise and baking powder. Markets are full of people buying new cloths, decorations and sweets. Jzk for sharing your amazing recipe and Eid Mubarak . In a bowl place the semolina and add the butter/ghee and oil to it (start with 1/4 cup of oil with the butter and ghee). Hello Zehra Thank you so much for this kind comment. Hi! I will certainly try it as soon as possible. Can you tell me if I can omit milk powder for the melt in your mouth mamoul. Maamoul’s paste is prepared from semolina (aka “smeed” in Arabic) which is the coarse, purified wheat middling of durum wheat. They are traditionally shaped as crescents or as pressed … Thanx again …, Salam Maysa For a first time, I think they turned out great except they tast a bit dry although your hands are oily if you hold them, I’m guessing the butter/oil amount is enough. Make the result softer (due to the milk fat acting as a tenderizer by interfering with gluten production) And approximately how many does this recipe make? Hey Sawsan, I was just wondering if I could replace the ghee for 400 grams of butter? A lot of recipes I have come across include only butter (ghee). But I got quite a few requests for the more rustic flour maamoul cookies called kaek el eid (Eid […], […] Semolina Ma’amoul : stuffed cookies with dates and nuts @ Chef in Disguise […]. My maamoul came out fine from the top but from the bottom they still feel undone is that normal? (معمول, Mamoul, Mamool, Maamoul) Ma'amoul is an ancient cookie filled with fruits and nuts such as dates, walnuts, and pistachios. I’m in Florida and I don’t have a Middle Eastern grocers by me. Just wondering if you ever tried using avocado oil instead of olive oil? Along with other middle … Wonderful Thank You Thank you Thank you. I loved your post. Stuff with desired filling so it comes 3/4 of the way up and close carefully, rolling smooth. I’ve always made mine with semolina and love that texture as it is so different from anything in our native food culture. I have tried many maamoul recipes but the filling is always turning too hard and the outside is crumbling. Fresh and Natural Ingredients. As for the dates, you take the pits out then add the ghee or butter or oil (you should melt the ghee or butter, the heat will help soften the dates)and spices and knead them, the way you knead dough, do you know a recipe for a cookie named nankhatai? Wow wander full! The semolina will resemble wet sand. 1,25 dl orange juice (approximately the juice of 1 large orange), or water or milk if you prefer. Which is the right one? Try checking those. Most readers find them on ebay or in Middle Eastern stores. With the link on the National Public Radio story this week, everyone will be making these! I am very much looking forward to trying to make maamoul. Unfortunately I don’t have milk powder , can I substitute it with milk ? […] trying the recipe, I had more reasons to love it! Really glad you enjoyed the maamoul. If you use this recipe, you must soak the semolina or else it will be hard and crunchy. Thank youso much for taking the time to leave this sweet comment, […] Rub the butter and oil into the semolina until they are completely absorbed by it. Didn’t know what it was until seeing your post. the over swelling is the result of the yeast being too active or you let the it rest for too long. , The Arabic word Ma'amoul (Arabic: معمول) is derived from the Arabic verb Arabic: 'amala, meaning to “to do”.. Hello Areeba I stumbled onto your post quite by accident, but I’m so glad that I did! Thanks in advance. He keeps insisting they are hard to make and this and that, but if not now, maybe later I ll surely try the recipe! Thank u! Thank you Jas for stopping by and for the kind words, Hi Sawsan. If you want to add some spices add 1 tablespoon ground anais, 1 tablespoon of ground fennel seeds(if you like fennel) and 1 teaspoon cinnamon Thanks to Tanya I will say Happy Eid to you, Sawsan, and thanks for sharing this joyful post. See the rest of the directions at https://chefindisguise.com/2013/08/07/semolina-maamoul-stuffed-cookies-with-dates-and-nuts/ […], I found a very old mold in a scrapyard today in Amman … now I found this wonderful reading with the receipt … I have really enjoyed reading your stories about Ramadan Sawsan. 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