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Baursaki (Kazakhstan Fried Bread)

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“This bread is traditionally strewn over the table. From the Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World. Times and servings are estimated.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 12 cup water
  • 12 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 tablespoon sugar
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • vegetable oil, about 2 cups (for frying)


  1. Combine all ingredients (except oil) in a large mixing bowl , mixing to form a dough.
  2. Knead the dough on a floured surface, then return to mixing bowl. Cover with a towel and let sit for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in deep skillet over high heat.
  4. Pull off tablespoon-size pieces of the dough and roll into a ball. Press down slightly, then drop carefully into oil and fry until golden brown.
  5. Drain on paper towels.

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