Romoosh el sett

Romoosh el sett means “the lady’s eyelashes”, this is a sweet dish and very popular in Aleppo, due to the existence of semolina in the ingredients which give it a crunchy, sandy texture.

Romoosh el sett should be dunked in sugar syrup and supposed to be shaped like an eye with eyelashes.



1- 1.5 cup flour.

2- 1/2 cup unsalted butter- room temperature.

3- 1/2 cup powdered sugar.

4- 1/4 cup finely grated coconut flakes.

5- 1/4 cup coarse semolina.

6- 1 large egg.

7- 1 tsp Baking powder.

8- a dash of salt.



1- Cream butter and sugar.

2- Crack the egg ,add the vanilla then mix very well.

3- In a separate bowl, mix the rest of the dry ingredients together.

4- Then add to the butter mixture and mix until you have nice soft dough.

5- Roll into a ball, press the ball a little to flatten. Then make some lines using a fork.

6- Bake in a 350F for 10-12 minutes or until the bottom is lightly brown.

7- Dunke in the sugar syrup.



Lara khouli