- 1/2 cup flour
- 1 pound of margarine
- 1/4 teaspoon dried ground red pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon fresh ground garlic (1 or 2 cloves, peeled)
- 1/4 cup (4 Tablespoons) ground or finely grated onion (roughly 1/2 small onion)
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- about 5 cups of vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup of cold water
- extra flour for rolling out the dough
- Sift the flour into a large bowl, then rub or cut the margarine or butter into it, add the 1/4 teaspoon red pepper, the 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, mixing all together until it looks like cornmeal.
- Prepare the garlic and onion and add to the dough, mixing some more.
- Add the 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and continue mixing.
- Measure out 1/2 cup of water. Sprinkle a few tablespoons of water over the dough in the bowl and mix it in with a fork. Push the moistened flour to the side and add a little more water, mix and push to the side of the bowl. Continue adding the water until the dough is just wet enough to hold together.
- Knead the dough lightly in the bowl for half a minute.
- Divide the dough into 2 pieces, and roll one out to about 1/8: thick on a lightly floured surface.
- Gently fold the dough on top of itself several times, and then cut it into