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Boortsog - Боорцог

Deep fried butter cookies.


1000 g White flour
100-250 g Butter
5 dl Water
100-200 g Sugar
1 pinch Salt
Oil for deep frying
In Mongolia mutton fat is traditionally used for deep frying, but nowadays also increasingly vegetable oil.

The quantities given can be varied by quite a margin depending on taste.

Industriell hergestellte Boortsog

Prepare the dough

Prepare the Boortsog

Serving suggestions

Boortsog are eaten as sweets or as a snack. You can put butter or honey on them, or even cheese depending on how much sugar you used. Very often tey are dipped in tea.

Mongolian lacking the patience can also buy industrially made Boortsog in most shops.