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Khameer! A Hadrami TreatKhameer

Khameer is a delicious treat served in Hadrmout, Yemen.

After fasting the whole day, and praying the Taraweeh prayers, these are sure to put a smile on your face.


- 1 ½ teaspoons yeast (Soak in 4 tablespoons of warm water first)
- 3 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon cardomon (crushed)
- 1 teaspoon black seeds (nigella seeds)
- ¼ cup corn oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ¾ cup sugar
- ¼ cup warm milk
- Oil for frying.


1. Beat eggs with sugar and vanilla until well blended.

2. Add oil, cardomon, and black seeds to egg mixture.

3. Add pre-soaked yeast and flour to egg mixture.

4. Slowly pour milk until constancy becomes slightly sticky.

Add more flour if necessary.

5. Leave for 1 ½ hours.

6. Roll into desired shape.

7. Fry until golden brown.

Bil-Hana Wal-Shifa! Enjoy!

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