Delicious Kunafa Recipe

Delicious Kunafa Recipe

Delicious Kunafa Recipe

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Cuisine Arabian
Servings 6
Calories 794 kcal


  • 250 gm Vermicelli
  • 200 gm  Butter
  • ¼ cup Pistachios 
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Cream
  • 2 tsp Corn flour
  • 1 tsp Rose Water
  • ½ cup Cottage cheese
  • ½ cup Mozzarella cheese 
  • 2 tbsp Sugar

For Sugar Syrup:

  • 1 cup Water
  • cup White Sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Rose Water


  • Take Vermicelli in bowl. Broke them with your finger into smaller pieces.
  • Pour melted butter and mix them well with your hands.

Making Kunafa Filling:

  • Take a separate mixing bowl add milk, cream, sugar and corn starch. Mix them well.
  • Now turn on the flame, take thick bottom pan add and heat the above mixture on low flame, until it gets thicker. Keep on stirring mixture to prevent it from sticking to the pan.
  • Add rose water and mix it, after 2 minutes turn off the flame.
  • Add mozzarella cheese and cottage cheese to above mixture and mix it well.

Making Sugar Syrup:

  • Take another pan, add water, sugar and cook it until sugar gets dissolved completely.
  • Keep on stirring and cook it until mixture gets thicken.
  • When mixture gets ready add lemon juice in it.

Baking Kunafa:

  • Take a baking pan, make the base with half vermicelli mixture prepared above, press it to level the dough.
  • Now pour the cheese mixture on this base formed and spread it evenly with spoon.
  • After that, take remaining vermicelli mixture and form another layer above the cheese layer.
  • Brush the top layer with melted butter, to make it settle properly.
  • Pre heat the oven, put the dish in the oven at 200 degree for about half an hour.
  • Kunafa is ready when it turns golden and crunchy in the surface.

Garnishing Kunafa:

  • Evenly pour the pre prepared sugar syrup on the top of kunafa layer as soon as it comes out of the oven.
  • Garnish it with pistachio before you serve.

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