Rice Flour & Cinnamon Doughnuts

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Brick Lane Cookbook

Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

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These doughnuts are loosely based on a Bangladeshi fried cake recipe called handesh or teler pitha, traditionally made for special occasions. I don’t think I’ve ever seen them on a menu here in the UK, but they are intrinsic to Bangladeshi food culture. I’ve simplified the recipe for a basic sugar handesh and added my own little twist of cinnamon. It is so easy – I don’t use scales to weigh out the ingredients, but just measure out a ramekin each of the flours, then add anothe