Many cultures around the world have foods made by
deep frying dough
Doughnuts [ edit ]
One of the most familiar fried dough food today is the ubiquitous doughnut, and is often used by English speakers as generic term for this class of food. English:
Doughnuts on display English:
Custard doughnut English:
Fried dough foods of the world [ edit ]
-a dish popular through out the Balkans.
Many European fried dough dishes derive from the practise of using up lard, butter, sugar and eggs, dietary luxuries, before Lent.
English: Icing on the cake-Spain.
Middle East [ edit ]
Tulumba in Turkey English:
, also known as Chakri or Chakli.
North America [ edit ]
Latin America [ edit ]
Disc style Mexican Bunuelos English:
Funnel cake style Mexican Bunuelos English:
Preparation [ edit ]
Jersey Wonders-mèrvelles being shaped. English:
Beignets being made at the Cafe Du Mondem in New Orleans. English:
being fried in central Bogotá, Colombia
Street vendor in Thailand preparing You tiao English:
Mass producing Krispy Kreme Doughnuts English:
Traditional street vendor of sweet fried dough products in
Similar foods [ edit ]
Fried bread [ edit ]
Most of the foods on this page are produced by frying an uncooked dough in hot oil, however a ready to eat bread may also be fried, in the past this was done to make edible bread which was no longer fresh.
Traditional British fried bread English:
Hong kong style French toast. English:
Spanish picatostes English:
Roti with egg and banana in Thailand. English:
By using a dough with a high fat content, baked foods can be produced with a very similar mouth feel to a fried one. Many supermarket and chain store brought doughnuts may actually be baked not fried.
Yorkshire puddings English:
Other foods with a similar mouth feel to fried dough foods, is when it is a mash of vegetables with a high starch content, e.g. taro, potatoes, yams etc, that is deep fried rather than a dough made from flour.
Papas Rellenas, deep fried potato mash. English:
芋角, a taro dumpling. English:
Potato doughnuts English: