Ghreibas: Shavuot biscuits from Tunisia

Banish all thoughts of cheesecake this Shavuot! Tunisian Jews celebrate the festival of the giving of the law on Mount Sinai with Ghreibas, cakes made ​​either with chickpea or sorghum flour.


Onequarter of a liter of light oil (corn or sunflower)

– 250 grams icing sugar

-500 grams of chickpea flour or sorghum flour

100 grams of ordinary flour

1 packet vanilla sugar

½ teaspoon of baking powder

½ cup of water


1 / Place all ingredients in large bowl, work well and knead with your hands

2 / Roll out, flatten and cut the dough at an angle of about 20 cm 3 cm for sorghum cakes. For chickpea bsicuits form tubes of 1 cm wide by 3 cm long)

3 / cook at 160 C degrees for one hour

4 / cool and enjoy.

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