Kunafa | How to make Kunafa

By Fajeeda Ashik  |  14th Nov 2015  |  
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About Kunafa Recipe

Kunafa an arabic dessert.This is a dessert made with shredded phyllo dough and cheese and soaked in sugar syrup.

The delicious and mouthwatering Kunafa is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Kunafa is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Kunafa. Fajeeda Ashik shared Kunafa recipe which can serve 10 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Kunafa. Try this delicious Kunafa recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Fajeeda Ashik of Kunafa by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Kunafa can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Kunafa with other users


Ingredients to make Kunafa

  • 250 gms Shredded Phyllo dough
  • 1/2c Melted butter
  • 1tsp Softened butter
  • Orange Powder Colour
  • Crushed Pisthachios for garnishing
  • 200 gms Mozarella cheese
  • 150 gms cream Cheese
  • 1c sugar
  • 1c water
  • 2tsp Rose water

How to make Kunafa

  1. Add melted butter to the Phyllo dough and mix well with hand. Divide this dough into two halves.
  2. Grease a baking pan with softened butter and few pinches of orange color.
  3. Spread this color well in the baking pan with the hand. Now spread one half of the dough in the prepared pan. Press it well as a base.
  4. Spread the mozzarella cheese all over the prepared base.Press it very well. Now spread the cream cheese over the mozzarella cheese.
  5. Now spread the other half of the shredded dough over the cheese and press well.
  6. Bake the kunafa at 180 degree C for 15 to 20 mins or till the dough is crispy.
  7. Boil sugar and water together. Once sugar is melted, add rose water to this.
  8. Once the kunafa is baked, pour the half sugar syrup over the hot kunafa. Let it sit for few mins.
  9. Now invert the kunafa to another plate and pour the rest sugar syrup over it. Garnish with crushed pistachios.
  10. Let it absorb the syrup for sometimes. Now the kunafa is ready to cut and serve.

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