How to Make Zulbia

December 27, 2008

Screen Shot 2013-07-26 at 4.46.16 PMZulbia or zoolbia, is made up of fried dough and then covered with syrup (honey or melted sugar)

You will need:

flour, 500 grams
yogurt (not-skim), 150 grams
sugar, 200 grams
cooking oil
rose-water, 2-3 spoons


Mix flour, 1-2 spoons of sugar, and water, then add yogurt and mix well until the
mixture is even and smooth. Heat oil in a pan until hot. Pour the mix through a funnel
into the pan creating round shapes about 5 cm in diameter. Lower the heat and
fry fully on one side, then on the other.

Mix sugar, rose-water, and a glass of water. Heat until water comes to a boil, and
the syrup thickens. Remove from heat. Soak zoolbia in the syrup for about 5 minutes, then

Category: Persian Recipes

4 thoughts on “How to Make Zulbia

  1. Mer30!!!! Khastam begam mer30 ke recipe gozashtin, and I have a few suggestions. If you can, add step by step pictures and a little bit more details such as the number of servings the measurements provide.

    And I also want to praise and commend you for being proud Persians….. Persian=English British=Iranian….



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