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Sellou - Moroccan Sweet for Ramadan Recipe Video
|Flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Almonds||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sesame seeds||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Honey||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Powdered sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 stick)|
|Cinnamon powder||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Powdered sugar||1 Tablespoon|
|Roasted almonds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Calories 1362 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 78 g120.6%
Saturated Fat 19.4 g97.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 60.5 mg20.2%
Sodium 100.1 mg4.2%
Total Carbohydrates 148 g49.5%
Dietary Fiber 16.8 g67.4%
Sugars 70.3 g
Protein 30 g59.8%
Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 0.87%
Calcium 56.5% Iron 62.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Put the flour in a baking dish and bake for around 45 minutes. Stir it once every 5 minutes to avoid burning.
3. In a frying pan, stirring constantly, dry roast sesame seeds, anise seeds and almonds for around 20 minutes or till sesame seeds turn golden brown. Let it cool to be handled.
4. In a food processor, put 2/3rd of the sesame almond mixture and blend till finely powdered. Add cinnamon and salt. Continue to blend till combined. Add the sugar and blend again till mixed. Transfer into a bowl.
5. Put the remaining 1/3 rd of the mixture and blend till coarsely ground. Transfer it into the bowl with almond-sesame powder. Mix them well.
6. Sift the baked flour into the bowl and mix well. Pour the melted butter into the mixture and stir.
7. Add the honey and continue to mix with hands till it forms a sticky dough.
8. In a serving bowl, make a dome of the sellou. Sift powdered sugar on top and decorate with roasted almonds.