Baklava | How to make Baklava

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BySakshi Khanna
Created on 8th Jul 2015
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  • 4 reviews
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  • By Sakshi Khanna
    Created on 8th Jul 2015

About Baklava

Classic Turkish dessert full of nuts topped with a crisp flaky pastry..seems complicated but is actually so simple, try it yourself!

Baklava is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Baklava by Sakshi Khanna is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Baklava is a dish which comes from Greek cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 6 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Baklava takes few minute for the preparation and 60 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Baklava make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Baklava will be the best option for you. The flavor of Baklava is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Baklava at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves6People

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Ingredients to make Baklava

  • 1 1/2 cup almond flakes chopped
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/3 cup fine sugar
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts chopped
  • 2 cups castor sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 200 g unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • A pinch of clove powder
  • 15-20 puff pastry sheets
  • Pistachios for garnish

How to make Baklava

  1. Mix the almonds, walnuts, cashew nuts, Sugar, cinnamon, clove powder in a small bowl.
  2. Heat a saucepan. Add water and sugar and bring to boil. Simmer for 10-15 mins until the syrup is a little thick.
  3. In a baking dish, evenly brush the butter. Butter 10 sheets of pastry and lay them one after the other in the baking dish.
  4. Spread the filling on the sheets evenly.
  5. Cover the filling by another 10 buttered pastry sheets. Brush the top of pastry with butter after layering with last sheet.
  6. Mark the pastry sheets in square shapes or diamond shapes.
  7. Pre heat the oven to 160 degrees C and bake it for an hour, until the top of pastry turns brown.
  8. When its baked, take it out of the oven and slowly pour the syrup evenly on top.
  9. Let the pastry soak the syrup for 5-6 hours in refrigerator.
  10. Once its ready, serve it on plates. Garnish with pistachios and more syrup if desired.

Reviews for Baklava (4)

Rewa Chadhaa year ago
any other substitute of Puff Pastry Sheet ? can chappaties made of maida be used in place of puff pastry sheets ?

Nitu Phookana year ago
What is the another option of puff pastry sheets? can u suggesst me the recipe of puff pastry sheet...

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

Vanita Katara2 years ago