Langos (Hungarian)

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Lángos (Hungarian fried bread)

Lángos is a Hungarian food speciality, a deep fried flat bread made of a dough with flour, yeast, salt and water.

Ingredients to makes 4 Lángos
  • 1 large potato, boiled, peeled, mashed and kept warm
  • 2 teaspoons fresh yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cloves garlic, cut in half

Preparation:

  1. Place the ingredients in the order given, except the garlic, in a mixing bowl. Combine the ingredients until well moistened.
  2. Knead for 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Transfer to a greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled.
  3. Separate dough into 4 portions, shape into a round and place on a lightly floured board. Cover and let rest 20 minutes.
  4. In a large skillet, heat canola oil to 350 degrees. Flatten and stretch dough to about an 8" diameter. Fry one at a time about 2 minutes per side or until golden. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve hot rubbed with garlic clove and sprinkled with salt. Hungarian popular variations for toppings include sour cream, shredded cheese and garlic. 



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