Baklava | How to make Baklava

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Created on 14th Nov 2015
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About Baklava

The famous Arabic sweet “Baklava” is the phyllo dough filled with nuts and soaked in sugar syrup. This can be made in many shapes,squares,diamond,fingers and small rectangles. I made mine in small rectangles and they really tasted awesome.

Baklava is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Middle Eastern. Baklava is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Baklava is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is few minute and it takes 20 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Baklava. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Baklava is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Baklava is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Baklava. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Baklava at your home.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves6People
Baklava

Ingredients to make Baklava

  • 1 packet phyllo dough
  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • ĵ cup Pistachios
  • ĵ cup Sugar
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon powder
  • ½ cup Melted butter
  • For the syrup:
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp rose water
  • 1 cup Water

How to make Baklava

  1. Defrost the phyllo dough. Now cut out a medium sized square out of the dough. Also coarsely grind the walnuts.
  2. Mix the sugar and cinnamon powder with the walnuts and mix well. Now brush each phyllo sheet with butter and place one over another. Stack at least 7 to 10 sheets.
  3. Now put the walnut mixture on the sheet of the lengthy side in a thick line leaving 1 inch of the sheet edge.
  4. Next roll the sheet into a log shape. Cut carefully with a knife into small square or rectangles. Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius for 20 minutes.
  5. Line a baking sheet and place these baklavas on the sheet and bake it on 165 degree Celsius for 20-25 minutes or till the below portions are lightly browned and the top part is crispy.
  6. For the sugar syrup, mix sugar,water and rose water and bring it to boil. Boil till the syrup is slightly thickened.
  7. Pour this syrup over the baked baklavas. It will take almost 2 to 3 hours for the baklavas to fully absorb the syrup.
  8. After they have full absorbed the syrup, you can serve them to enjoy.

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