Knafe is an oriental dessert that originated in the Palestinian city of Nablus. It was one of the main dishes of the former Ottoman Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Dessert "Knafe" is easy to prepare. It only takes skill in turning it over in a pan. Since the dough is tender, brittle and crumbly, it must be handled carefully.
Purpose: On the festive table
Main ingredient: Dough
Dish: Desserts / Sweet
Cuisine geography: Turkish / Eastern
- Kadaif dough - 400 Grams
- Candied fruits - 100 grams
- Cottage cheese - 250 grams (pasty)
- Lemon - 1 Piece (medium size)
- Sugar - 200 grams (100 grams - in the filling, 100 grams - in the syrup)
- Water - 200 Milliliters
How to cook "Knafe"
Prepare the required ingredients. Defrost the kadaif dough. Punch cottage cheese with sugar with a hand blender. Add 1 gram of lemon zest, candied fruit and stir. Divide the defrosted kadaif dough into the fibers. And use the scissors to cut into smaller pieces. Boil the syrup. Dissolve sugar in water, add lemon juice and let it boil, but do not boil. Divide the dough into two parts visually. Put the first part in a frying pan (diameter 26-28 cm). Tamp down.