Knafeh Middle Eastern Pastry

Knafeh Middle Eastern Pastry
Knafeh is a rich Middle Eastern pastry made from shredded tendrils of pastry dough and sweet cheese, topped with syrup and chopped nuts.
Cuisine: Asian Dishes
Recipe type: Cake
  • 16 oz Kataifi, shredded filo dough
  • 1¼ cup ghee, melted (or butter)
  • 1 tsp Kunafa powdered pastry coloring, optional
  • 16 oz mozzarella (shredded), or Akawi Cheese (sweet cheese)
  • 1 cup crushed pistachios
  • Syrup
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp orange or rose water


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