Elephant ear pastries ( goshe feel) is traditional deep fried pastry in Iranian cuisine. Gosh-e feel Made by shaping dough into the elephant ear shape.
Ingredients for dough
4 cups flour
1 cup warm milk
½ cup vegetable oil
1 Tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
Ingredients for syrup
3 cups sugar
3 cups hot water
1 lemon juice
Pinch of saffron
Crack the eggs in a big bowl. Add baking powder, pinch of salt and vegetable oil. Mix altogether.
Add plain flour and mix. At the end add warm milk, Combine all ingredients well. Cover the bowl and Leave the dough to rest for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare the syrup. In a pan with hot water, add sugar and dissolve it. Squeeze the lemon juice . Add pinch of saffron. Boil the syrup on medium to high heat for 10 minutes.
After 30 minutes, make 4 dough balls.
Sprinkle some flour on the surface board. Make thin and flat one of the doughs. Using a large cutter and cut them in circle shape. Pinch half the circle as you see in the photo.
Hot the oil in a pan. Fry in hot oil for 2-3 minutes.
Put them in the syrup for 1-2 minutes and topped with chopped pistachios.