Kosh tele

Kosh tele is a dish of Tatar cuisine: thin pieces of dough fried in oil and resembling Russian biscuits "khvorost". Translated from Tatar, kosh tele means "birds’ tongues". This name is probably associated with an unusual shape of the cookies.


  • Sugar – 1 tbsp.
  • powdered sugar – for garnishing
  • milk – 2 tbsp.
  • flour– 500 g
  • baking powder – 1 tsp.
  • egg – 5 pcs.
  • salt – to taste
  • butter oil – for frying

Preparation method (receipt)

Crack the eggs into a bowl, add sugar, salt, baking powder and milk. Whip thoroughly until smooth. Gradually sift flour into the mixture and knead dough. Set aside for 5 minutes. Roll out the dough into a very thin layer on a floured table. Sprinkle flour on top. Cut the layer into 3-3.5 cm wide strips. Then cut the strips into 4-5 cm long diamonds. Warm up butter oil in a saucepan and brown the dough. Allow to cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve the dish.

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