Learn to make aseeda (asida) simple honey dessert recipe
In Southern South Sudan, Aseeda is a giant doughy dumpling dish made with three simple ingredients; flour, water, and salt topped with melted butter and honey.
3 cups whole-wheat flour
2-3 cups cold water
1 teaspoon sea salt
½ cup melted butter
½ cup honey
In a large mixing bowl, add flour, salt and cold water mixing well with a bread hook attachment. You can also mix by hand. Mix until flour and water and fully incorporated.
In a large pot over medium heat, add dough and an additional 1 cup of water and stir well until dough is warm, smooth and firm to the touch 10-15 minutes. There should be no lumps since you used cold water and not hot at the start of the recipe.
Slightly grease a serving plate and place the dough in the middle of the plate forming a ball with smooth sides. Make a deep indentation in the center of the dough by using a large ladle or spoon. Pour melted butter inside the indentation and over the sides, and then pour honey in the same manner.
How to eat Aseeda
To eat the aseeda simply pinch a piece of the dough, pop it in your mouth, close your eyes and enjoy.