#OSoSpecial Kunafa Recipe

Kunafa/Kunafeh is a typical Middle Eastern sweet dish loaded with cheesy goodness. Usually it is made with phyllo or katafia pastry. Although I never had Kunafeh in my life before but always tempted to try it.

Thanks to facebook groups and juggarri recipes, I was able to make this creamy, cheesy delight with ease.

Ingredients:

  • Vermicelli 1 packet
  • Butter 2-3 Tbsp 
  • Mozzarella cheese 1 cup (I’ve used Adam’s cheese block almost half se thorra ziada) 
  • New rich Olper’s Cream 1/2 cup  
  • Nuts (Pista Nahi tha tou akhrot se kaam Chala liya) 
  • Sugar 1/2cup+1/2cup water for sugar syrup(cooked for few minutes, add some rose water or lemon juice for flavor) 

Recipe:

  • Crush vermicelli really fine and add melted butter. 
  • Spread Half in the bottom of a buttered pan. 
  • Now pour some rich Olper’s cream directly from the pack over vermicelli and layer with Mozzarella cheese cubes. 
  • Add some more thick Olpers cream over cheese. 
  • Cover with remaining vermicelli. 
  • Bake in pre heated oven at 180C for 10-12 minutes. 
  • Bring it out of the oven and pour sugar syrup all over the dish and Let it rest for few minutes. 
  • Done. 
  • Server hot with a dollop of Olper’s Cream and pistachios.

Will try it one more time with pistachios and more perfection and update this post. Really enjoyed the taste of it.

PS: #OsoSpecial is a part of a food project where I’ll be trying new Thick and creamy Olper’s Cream in recipes. If you have any request, do share.

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