Kunafe

Kunafe

Recipe by CookingIsLifestyleCourse: Arabic Kitchen, Dessert Recipes
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

1

hour 
Calories

300

kcal

Ingredients

  • For Sugar Syrup:
  • Water 1 cup

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom 3

  • Kewra water 1 Tsp

  • For Kunafa:
  • Fried vermicelli (pheni) 200 grams / 1 packet

  • Butter melted 1/2 cup

  • Orange food color (optional) 1/2 Tsp

  • Ricotta Cheese/cream cheese 200 grams

  • Mozzarella Cheese 1/2 cup

Directions

  • In a pot add water, cardamom, sugar, mix well and cook for 20/25 minutes or until gets a bit thick consistency.
  • Now add kewra water and set aside.
  • In vermicelli add butter, food color, crush and mix well.
  • Take a baking pan and grease it with butter.
  • Layer with half of the vermicelli and press gently.
  • Spread Ricotta cheese evenly, don’t spread it on the edges.
  • Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  • Layer with remaining vermicelli and press gently.
  • Now, bake it for 30 minutes at 200 C.
  • Rest kunafa for 10 minutes and then flip onto a serving plate, drizzle sugar syrup and garnish with pistachios and dried rose petals.