In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar, add flour, baking powder and salt, mixing well.
Begin heating the oil in a saucepan over high heat to prepare for frying.
Roll the dough into a thin layer using a pastry roller, using a pizza cutter with a serrated cutter, cut dough into ½”x 5” lengths.. Tie each length of dough into a loose knot and drop the dough into the hot oil 3-4 at a time.
Remove pastries when they are a golden hue, placing them on paper towels to drain, Sprinkle with confectioners sugar and serve.