Updated: May 18
Kunafa or Kanafeh is a Middle Eastern traditional dessert that looks like noodles in a circular tray and a special sugar syrup is added nowadays for taste. Kunafa isn't much of a complex dish as it sound and below is the recipe yu can try at home.
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Ingredients to get your Kunafa right!
(For filling of kunafa)
1 cup Milk
1 cup Cream
2 teaspoons Corn flour
1 teaspoon Rose Water
½ cup Cottage cheese (grated)
Let's prepare your HOME-MADE KUNAFA!
Steps for making sugar syrup:
Take a pan, add water, sugar and cook it until sugar gets dissolved completely.
Keep on stirring and cook it until mixture gets thicken.
When mixture gets ready add lemon juice in it.
Take a baking pan, make the base with half vermicelli mixture prepared above, press it to level the kunafa dough.
Now pour the cheese mixture on this base formed and spread it evenly with spoon.
After that, take remaining vermicelli mixture and form another layer above the cheese layer. Its just like sandwich layer.
Brush the top layer with melted butter, to make it settle properly.
Pre heat the oven, put the dish in the oven at 200 degree for about half an hour.
Kunafa is ready when it turns golden and crunchy in the surface.
Evenly pour the pre prepared sugar syrup on the top of kunafa layer as soon as it comes out of the oven.
Garnish it with pistachio before you serve. Lastly, cut it like pizza or cake and kunafa is ready to eat.
Recipe by @3cravinguys (Chennai Based Food blogger). Check out their profile for food reviews too.
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