The donut or doughnut is popular in many countries and prepared in various forms as a sweet snack. There are two types of donuts available, ring doughnut and the filled doughnut—which is stuffed with fruit preserves, cream, custard, or other sweet fillings. You can purchased donuts from bakeries and sweet shops, but it will be good if you can make it at home with this easy donuts recipe and enjoy with coffee or tea.
Flour – 2 ½ cup or 250 gm
Instant yeast – 1 tsp
Milk powder – 2 tbsp
Egg – 1
Sugar – 2 tbsp
Salt – ½ tsp
Butter or ghee – 2 tbsp
Oil – for frying
Mix instant yeast, milk powder, egg, sugar, salt and butter or ghee in flour and make smooth dough with warm water.
If milk powder not available, then use warm milk instead of warm water to make dough.
Leave for one hour until double in size.
Then make 8 round balls, cover and leave for proofing or Turn the dough out onto a floured surface, and gently roll out to 1/2 inch thickness.
Cut with a floured donut cutter. Let donuts sit out to rise again until double.
Cover loosely with a cloth. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large heavy skillet to 350 degrees F.
Slide donuts into the hot oil using a wide spatula.
Turn donuts over as they rise to the surface.
Fry donuts on each side until golden brown.
Remove from hot oil, to drain on a wire rack.
Decorate with chocolate frosting sauce, coconut glaze or plain glaze.
Serve these yummy donuts and enjoy.
Chocolate Frosting Sauce:
Icing sugar – 1 cup
Coco powder – 2 tbsp
Butter – 1 tsp
In a pan, add icing sugar, coco powder, butter and some water, cook until thick and creamy sauce.
Dip doughnuts into the glaze while still hot, and set onto wire racks to drain off excess.
Icing sugar – 3 tbsp
Water – 1 tsp
Desiccated coconut – as required
Mix icing sugar in water, apply on donuts and sprinkle coconut or leave plain icing glaze.