Cottage Cheese Donuts Recipe

This cottage cheese donut recipe is also traditionally known as papanasi in Romania.


1 3/4 cup (400 g) cottage cheese
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon semolina flour
2 eggs
pinch of salt

oil for frying (we use grapeseed or coconut)
Serve with your choice of jam and sour cream

(Makes 4)


Use a thermometer and heat oil in a deep pot or deep fryer to 160C.

In a medium bowl mix together cottage cheese, flour, semolina flour, eggs and salt.

Mix well.

Use clean hands to form into a round with a hole in the middle.

Transfer one or two at at time to the hot oil for about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Remove and let drain on paper towel before serving.

Serve with jam and sour cream.