Type fried-dough
Place of origin Syria
Variations dough, sugar syrup or honey, cinnamon
Cookbook: Awameh  Media: Awameh

Awameh (Arabic: عوامة) which is Arabic for “Floater”, is a kind of fried-dough Levantine pastry similar to doughnut holes, made of deep fried dough, soaked in sugar syrup or honey and cinnamon, and sometimes sprinkled with sesame. They are associated with Christmas and the "circumcision of Christ", or baptism, called Ghtas.[1] It is also referred to as Awwameh.[2]

See also


  1. Volume 7 Food & foodways Volume 7
  2. "Awwameh". October 29, 2011.

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