Kunafah | How to make Kunafah

By Sabina Shaikh  |  9th Jul 2016  |  
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About Kunafah Recipe

Kunafah is a Palestinian cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup, typical of the regions belonging to the former Ottoman Empire and adjoining areas of Egypt and Turkey.

Kunafah is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Kunafah is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Kunafah by Sabina Shaikh will help you to prepare the perfect Kunafah in your kitchen at home. Kunafah needs 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Kunafah. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Kunafah. In case you have any questions on how to make the Kunafah you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Sabina Shaikh. Kunafah will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


Ingredients to make Kunafah

  • 1 packet of Kunafa dough
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 1 tsp of red orange color
  • 2 cups of mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups of fresh cream
  • 3 - 4 cups of sugar syrup
  • 2 tbsp of crushed pistachios

How to make Kunafah

  1. Take a packet of Othmaliye Dough (Kunafa pastry Dough). Separate nicely the threads from each other.
  2. Grease the baking tray with orange red colour and butter evenly. Spread half of the dough to the greased tray and press it nicely.
  3. Add a layer of mozzarella cheese evenly over it and then press it again. Add a layer of fresh cream at top of it and press it with the help of a spoon.
  4. Add the remaining dough of kunafa and press it. Bake it at 180 ° C in a preheated oven for approx 20 - 30 mins till the top layer turns golden brown.
  5. Remove from oven and turn it upside down on a serving plate then pour sugar syrup over it and cut it into squares and put some crushed pistachios. Serve hot with a scoop of ice cream.

Reviews for Kunafah (1)

Smita Eapen2 years ago

looks awesome

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