Combine all ingredients into a large mixing bowl to form dough.
Knead the dough on a floured surface, then return to mixing bowl.
Cover with a towel and let sit for 30 minutes. Heat oil in deep skillet over high heat.
Pull off a Tablespoon-size piece of the dough and roll into a ball.
Press down slightly, then drop carefully into oil and fry until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels. Repeat until all the dough is gone.
Optional: sprinkle with sugar or honey
Serve with Kazakh chai for a delicious treat