Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Ka'ak - Arabic Bread Rings

Ka'ak is a Arabic word which means cake and can refer to several different types of baked goofies produced throughout the Arab World..Ka'ak is a bread consumed often in Arabic world and looks like a large ring shaped bread and covered with sesame seeds or simply prepared with dry fruits and saffrons..Widely sold by street vendors, its usually eaten as a snack or for breakfast with any spread..This ka'ak is prepared with a sweet dough, rolled into ropes and formed as a rings and topped with sesame seeds, instead of za'atar as spice mix widely known and common in Middle Eastern cuisine, this ka'ak is glazed with milk and sesame seeds, as i like sesame seeds over sweet breads..We loved this Ka'ak with butter and jam ,enjoyed having this bread rings for our breakfast and snacks..Sending to Flavors of Cuisines - Middle Eastern guest hosted by Asiya Akka, event by Julie..

Ka'ak

2cups All purpose flour
1/2cup Whole wheat flour
1/2cup Semolina (fine)
1cup Sugar
1tbsp Active dry yeast
1/4tsp Saffron strands
1+1/2cup Luke warm milk
1/2cup Golden raisin
2tbsp Butter
2tsbp Oil
Sesame seeds (optional)

Mix the active dry yeast in luke warm water with a teaspoon of sugar, keep aside until they turns foamy..Now take all the ingredients in a large bowl, gradually add the foamy yeast mixture and make a smooth and soft dough..keep aside for an hour in a greased bowl...Divide the dough into 8 medium sized balls and cover with a damp cloth and let them rise again for half an hour..

Now take a ball and roll into as a rope, join the ends together..place the rings over a baking sheet, brush the top with milk and springle sesame seeds (optional)..Preheat the oven to 350F...Let them sit again for 10minutes..Bake this Ka'ak to 20-25minutes..

Serve with any spreads or enjoy simply..

51 comments:

  1. வாவ்வ் சூப்பர்ர்!! அசத்துறீங்க ப்ரியா...

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  2. looks like dough-nut! yummmmmmmmmm!

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  3. Hey Priya,

    Are you on a blogging marathon or what? The Kaak looks scrumptious. Lovely click.

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  4. Arabic bread rings looks delicious Priya.

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  5. lovely color on top...very beautiful rings!

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  6. thts a new one.........really nice.........

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  7. They look just same as dough nuts.....you made them too perfect and gorgeous...

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  8. Looks like a bagel. Yummy too!

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  9. ரொம்ப நல்லா இருக்கு ப்ரியா

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  10. Just like bagels..looks very pretty and perfect.

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  11. I love these bread rings for my breakfast.

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  12. perfect and yummy looking bread rings...

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  13. Hey Priya,
    thanks for sharing - this sure does look fabulous and yummy. Hafn't talked to you in awhile. how is everything going with you??

    have a lovely tuesday love.
    jen @ www.passion4food.ca

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  14. Delicious and yummy rings. Perfectly done !!

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  15. Another great recipe :-), brava!

    ciao
    Alessandra

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  16. Looks so perfect and its simpler to begel..

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  17. They came out pretty well...new to me.

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  18. looks awesome and perfectly baked...

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  19. I will agree with everyone here..they do look like bagels..beautifully baked Priya..love the golden crust on top!

    US Masala

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  20. Well looking at them it reminds me of Donuts and bagels ..they look so good ..I am ready for my breakfast ;-), shall I come over there...
    hugs and smiles

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  21. woww...I remember these too!!....Niceee!!

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  22. Hi Priya, How are you? I see an Arabic feast going on here...looks superb Priya :)

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  23. Thank you so much for visit and comment!
    XO
    See you soon!

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  24. They look like cute brown doughnuts ....

    heers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  25. Wow, rings look super cool.

    http://aaha-oho.blogspot.com/

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  26. mmm Priya you rock daily with your fantabulous recipes...

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  27. bread rings look so nice priyakka, like bagels sold here! The color looks amazing!

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  28. Wow it looks delicious, looks like a doughnut without the sugar coating...

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  29. Awesome bread rings..Thanks for the recipe.

    Best Regards
    Sulagna
    http://e-senseofspicenfragrance-sulagna.blogspot.com/

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  30. wow.they look yummy...never had them....

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  31. Perfect ka'ak I was planning on this one.Excellent recipe Priya.

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  32. wow, nice recipe, gone Arabic these days huh..:)

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  33. Very new reicpe to me.looks very perfect

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  34. Very nice, new to me..yet another unique recipe from u priya :)

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  35. superb bread rings!! feel like having them now!! thanks for sending to event

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  36. Your kaak looks beautiful! Here we would call it kaak be-haleeb;a very popular version!

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  37. They look so cute priya, exactly like doughnut and more attractive..:)

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  38. Wow! superb and perfect.
    thanks for linking Priya.

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