Authentic Cheese Kunafa

Golden. Cheesy. Delicious. Make this Authentic Cheese Kunafa at home, with Olper’s Cheese and experience true dessert magic!  #OlpersCheese #1Glass1Slice #ToastKaNayaFriend #breakfastkijaan #FoodFusion #kunafa

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Prepare Custard:

-Olper’s Milk 1 & ½ Cup

-Sugar 3 tbs or to taste

-Vanilla essence ½ tsp

-Cornflour 2 tbs

-Olper’s cream 1/3 Cup (room temperature)

Prepare Sugar Syrup:

-Water 1 Cup

-Sugar 1 Cup

-Lemon juice ½ tsp

-Rose water 1 tbs

Prepare Kunafa:

-Kataifi dough 200g

-Makhan (Butter) melted 70-80g

-Makhan (Butter) soft 1 tbs

-Olper’s Mozzarella cheese grated approx. 100g

-Pista (Pistachios) chopped as required

-Rose buds



Prepare Custard:

-In a saucepan,add milk,sugar,vanilla essence,cornflour & whisk well.

-Turn on the flame & cook on low flame until it thickens (6-8 minutes).

-Turn off the flame,add cream,whisk well & set aside.

Prepare Sugar Syrup:

-In a saucepan,add water,sugar,lemon juice,rose water & mix well,bring it to boil & cook until sugar is dissolved & set aside.

Prepare Kunafa:

-Place kataifi dough on a plain surface,open its thread & cut into small portions with the help of scissor.

-Pour melted butter & mix until well combined.

-Grease 8-inches kunafa dish with butter.

-Add & spread kataifi dough & press gently to set.

-Add & spread mozzarella cheese,prepared custard & mozzarella cheese.

-Add remaining kataifi dough,spread evenly & press gently to set.

-Place a grill on stove,place kunafa plate & cook on very low flame until golden & crispy on the edges & bottom (6-7 minutes) & keep rotating the plate for even color.

-With the help of a plate flip the kunafa & cook other side until golden & crispy.

-Pour warm sugar syrup on hot kunafa & garnish with pistachios,rose buds & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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