Bamiyeh (Persian: باميه ) is a traditional Iranian treat, similar to a doughnut. It is made from a yogurt and starch-based dough, which is fried before being dipped in syrup. It is a special sweet often enjoyed at Iftar in Ramadan. "Bamieh Recipe" 1 Cup All Purpose Flour 3 Tbsp Butter 2 Eggs 1/4 Tsp Saffron 1 Cup Sugar 1 Tbsp Rose Water Vegetable Oil PREPARATIONS: 1- Soak the zafran (saffron) in boiling water for 30 minutes. DIRECTIONS: 1- Add 1 cup sugar to a pot. 2- Add 1/2 cup water to the pot and mix. 3- Boil the mixture until thickened (or resembles syrup). 4- Add 1 tbsp rose water and 1 tsp of the soaked saffron to the pot and stir well, continue boiling for 3 more minutes. 5- Pour 1 cup water into another pot. 6- Add 2 tbsp sugar and 3 tbsp butter to the pot, stir and heat the pot until the butter is fully melted and mix until well blended. 7- Add 1 cup all purpose flour to the pot, continue stirring over low heat until it resembles dough. 8- Leave the pot at room temperature to cool down. 9- Add 2 eggs to the dough, stir until well mixed. 10- Transfer the dough into the piping bag and use a decorating tip of your choice. 11- Deep fry the dough (zoolbia). 12- Transfer the fried zoolbias (shake off excess oil) directly out of frying pan into the syrup (prepared in step 4) and leave them for about 5 minutes. 13- Place them in a colander for few minutes to drain.