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Pashmak and Tea


Pashmak is Persian cotton candy which debuted in Persian cuisine from Lorestan. Nowadays it is made with different flavors and shapes, and commonly in Yazd.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: Pashmak
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 496kcal


  • cups of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vinegar
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 4 cups of butter (or vegetable oil)
  • cups of water


  • Mix water and sugar and heat them
  • After the sugar solved in the water, add the vinegar
  • Heat that mixture until it starts to boil, then pour it on a tray
  • In a pot fry the flour with butter
  • Pout the flour on the tray, too
  • Kneed the components together and made threads with them
  • Continue kneading until they create a flossy texture


Uniqop’s advice:

  • For easier kneading, make the dough in 8 shapes and reshape it again.
  • You can add any flavor to your sweet when you are frying the flour.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 24g