Dabbo Qolo is a snack food that may also be served as an appetizer with cocktails.
1 lb. wheat flour
1 cup cooking oil
2 Tbsp. sugar
salt to taste
2 cups water
Put wheat flour, sugar, salt in a bowl and mix thoroughly, adding water a little at a time. Knead until the dough is a thick, smooth paste. Add sugar or salt and oil. Knead for 15 more minutes. Roll into thin strips, ľ inch thick, and cut into tiny pieces with scissors. Deep-fry in boiling oil until crisp and brown. Serve hot or cold. Store in covered container indefinitely.
For variation, add a little red pepper while kneading or food coloring as desired.
Serves 6 - 12.
country : Ethiopia
course : snack
source : Exotic Ethiopian Cooking : Society, culture, hospitality & traditions / D. J. Mesfin