How to Make Bambalouni - Tunisian Desserts

How to Make Bambalouni

Bambalouni is one of the best desserts or snacks people eat in Tunisia. It is a sweet Tunisian donut prepared with flour dough fried in oil. You can sprinkle Bambalouni with honey or sugar. Today’s article will list ingredients and instructions to make Bambalouni. Read on!


  • 500 grams of all-purpose flour
  • One egg–white
  • A pinch of salt
  • One packet of yeast
  • One tablespoon of baking powder
  • One teaspoon of sugar
  • 250 milliliters of water


  1. Dissolve the sugar/honey and yeast in warm water for five minutes
  2. Add the flour in a container with egg white, baker’s yeast, and water
  3. Mix everything to get a sticky and homogeneous mixture
  4. Knead the dough with your hands for ten minutes
  5. Cover and set aside for 60 minutes
  6. Take a dough ball and make the Bambalouni
  7. Now add the ball to hot oil and ensure it is golden brown on both sides
  8. Drain and sprinkle with honey or sugar
  9. Serve to your family or friends
  10. Enjoy