Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 large onions, sliced into 1/4 inch thick rings
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 cup cold water
- 2 cups vegetable oil, for frying
Special Equipment Needed:
- Deep-frying thermometer
- Large skillet or deep-fryer
1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, and cayenne pepper.
2. Slowly add the cold water to the flour mixture, stirring until a thick batter forms.
3. Heat the oil in a large skillet or deep-fryer to 350°F.
4. Dip the onion rings in the batter, making sure they are completely coated.
5. Carefully place the battered onion rings in the hot oil and fry for 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown.
6. Remove the onion rings from the oil and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
7. Serve warm with your favorite dipping sauce.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 4-6
Substitutions for Ingredients:
- All-purpose flour can be substituted with gluten-free flour.
- Vegetable oil can be substituted with olive oil.
- Add 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese to the batter for a cheesy flavor.
- Add 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon to the batter for a sweet flavor.
Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure the oil is hot enough before adding the onion rings.
- Fry the onion rings in batches to avoid overcrowding the pan.
Bamiyeh can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Bamiyeh can be reheated in the oven at 350°F for 5-7 minutes.
Bamiyeh can be served in a basket lined with parchment paper for a rustic presentation.
Bamiyeh can be garnished with fresh chopped parsley or a sprinkle of paprika.
Bamiyeh pairs well with a variety of dipping sauces such as ranch, honey mustard, or BBQ sauce.
Suggested Side Dishes:
Bamiyeh can be served with a side of french fries, coleslaw, or potato salad.
If the onion rings are not crispy enough, make sure the oil is hot enough before adding the onion rings.
Food Safety Advice:
Be sure to use a deep-frying thermometer to ensure the oil is at the correct temperature.
Bamiyeh is a traditional Middle Eastern dish that is often served as an appetizer or snack.
Bamiyeh has a savory flavor with hints of garlic, paprika, and cumin.
Bamiyeh can be served as an appetizer or snack, or as a side dish with a main course.
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