Pasta Tidbits

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Sep. 22, 2011


For pasta dough
All purpose flour
Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1/16 Teaspoon
Egg yolk 1
Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon , melted
Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
For apricot filling
Dried apricots 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Dates 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Coconut 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Graham cracker crumbs 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Granulated sugar 3 Tablespoon
Orange juice/Apple juice 1 1/2 Tablespoon



1) In a bowl, add flour, sugar and salt. Mix thoroughly.

2) Make a well in the enter.

3) Gently put egg yolk, butter and lemon juice into it.

4) Mix with a spoon until the dry ingredients are absorbed.

5) Mix melted butter if required to moisten.

6) Knead the dough soft.

7) Chill for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

8) For filling, in a grinder add apricots and dates. Grind coarsely.

9) Add the remaining ingredients. Mix together well.

10) Add more juice if required.

11) Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness.

12) Cut out into squares using a ravioli cutter.

13) In center of half the squares, spoon the filling, using a teaspoon.

14) Brush the edges with water and cover with with another square. Seal at the edges.

15) Fry the pasta tidbits in hot oil 375°F (190°C), till golden and crisp.

16) Remove and drain on paper.


12) Serve topped with ice-cream, custard sauce or whipped cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 304Calories from Fat 126

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 30 mg1.25%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet