Friday, December 7, 2012

Moti's Bagalim

Serving: 12

1. 6 cups flour
2. 1 package of yeast 
3. Teaspoon of sugar 
4. Teaspoon of salt
5. 2 tablespoon of olive oil
6. 1/2 cup of dark molases disolved in a cup of water 
7. 1 pound of toasted sesame
1 1/2 cups of lukewarm water

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrease
2. Dissolve package of yeast in a teaspoon of sugar and a quarter cup of lukewarm water
3. Wait about 10 minutes until yeast begins to bubble
4. Mix flour, salt, and olive oil 
5. Add yeast mix to the previous mixture
6. Slowly add a cup of water to the mixture and kneed until the mixture becomes soft and smooth dough. Add the rest of the water as needed
7. Place the dough in a bowl and lightly cover with a dust of flour 
8. Let dough rise for an hour until the dough rises to about double its size 
9. After the dough has rised, take the dough and place on a clean surface 
10. Divide the dough into twelve equal balls
11. Roll out each ball into a rope-like shape & connect each end (make sure the end is secure!)
12. In a seperate bowl, dip the dough in the molases mix and move it to the sesame pan and pad each bagel with sesame until each side is covered with sesame 
13. Place on a separate pan to bake for 10 minutes
14. Change oven temperature to 425 for another 10 minutes (giving the bagel a nice crust) 
15. Let cool and enjoy hot! (can toast later also!)