Beji (cookie)

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Beji
Alternative namesBersagh
TypePastry
Place of originIran
Region or stateKermanshah, Ilam and Kurdistan
Main ingredientsFlour، Oil

Beji (Berji, Pashi, or Barsaq) is a traditional Kurdish sweet that is mostly prepared in Kermanshah, Ilam, and Kurdistan. Beji is made from a combination of wheat oil and flour. After frying, some sugar or powdered sugar is poured on it and used.

Ingredient[change | change source]

Beji is made from flour, sugar, oil, eggs, milk, cumin, fennel and turmeric. All ingredients are mixed together and fried in oil and garnished with sugar.[1]

Name[change | change source]

The word beji or berji is derived from the source berjanen, which in southern Kurdish means toast. Beji or burji means roasted. In another narration, beji means (survival) and is a kind of traditional homemade sweet that was used in the past as a travel bag and it means to eat and stay alive.

References[change | change source]

  1. YJC, خبرگزاری باشگاه خبرنگاران | آخرین اخبار ایران و جهان |. "درمان کم‌خونی با «نان برساق لکی»/ این نان خوشمزه قاتل درد‌های استخوانی است". fa (in Persian). Retrieved 2021-11-12.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)