Eid Kunafa (Knafeh) with pistachios

  • Asma
  • on May 9, 2021
  • Likes!

Are you looking for a quick and tender dessert that you can make in a short time for tonight’s dessert? If yes, then how about trying this conventional style Kunafa or what is also called Knafeh that you can make with a few affordable ingredients. You will love this recipe, it is crunchy from the outside and tender on the inside.

Syrian Kunafa (Knafeh) with pistachios


Are you looking for a quick and tender dessert that you can make in a short time for tonight's dessert? If yes, then how about trying this conventional style Kunafa or what is also called Knafeh that you can make with a few affordable ingredients. You will love this recipe, it is crunchy from the outside and tender on the inside.
Print Recipe
CourseDessert
Cuisinemiddle eastern
Keywordkunafa
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings8 people
Calories472kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ 1 kg 500 g Kunafa
  • 1 1/2 cups 375 ml of syrup
  • 1 cup 200 g of melted butter
  • cup 100g of powdered sugar
  • 1 cup 200 g of crushed almonds
  • ¾ cup 150g crushed hazelnuts
  • ½ cup 100 g crushed pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons 30 ml of rose water

For the Syrup:

  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven at 170 ° C.
  • In a large bowl, put the hazelnuts, almonds, rose water and sugar, and stir very well.
  • In a large bowl, place the kunafeh, then add 1/4 cup of butter, and stir very well.
  • In a tray slightly greased with butter, add half the amount of kunafa
  • Spread a quarter cup of butter over the kunafa
  • Spread the filling over the kunafa, then the rest of the kunafa
  • Spread the rest of the butter over the knafeh
  • Place the tray in the oven and bake for 30 minutes, until golden.
  • Take out the kunafa, then pour the syrup as soon as you take it out
  • Top with pistachios, then set aside until it is the serving time
  • Serve and enjoy your Kunafa

To prepare the syrup:

  • Pour the water and the sugar and mix very well to dissolve
  • Add in the lemon juice and let simmer on a low heat for 15 minutes
  • Add a dollop of vanilla extract or rose water

Nutrition

Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 72.9g | Protein: 17.6g | Fat: 14.8g | Saturated Fat: 7.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.5g | Sodium: 486.9mg | Potassium: 43.1mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 50.4g
Article Tags:
·
Article Categories:
Desserts · Eid Al Fitr

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *