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Kunafa Dessert is famous Arabic sweet dish with different varieties.

Kunafa Dessert Recipe


Kunafa is a popular Arabic dessert.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Baking Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 4 people



  • cup milk
  • 5 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • ½ cup whipped cream (optional)

Ingredients added with vermicelli

  • 300 grams roasted thin vermicelli (2 packet bareek roasted sawayan)
  • 3-4 tbsp butter
  • ¼ tsp orange food color (zarda rang)
  • mozzarella cheese as required (optional)

Sugar Syrup

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp rose water


  • First of all prepare creamy sauce.
  • In a mixing bowl break vermicelli to its smallest size and treat it with butter. Optionally you can add mozzarella to your taste. Add some food color to make it more appealing.
  • Prepare a base layer of vermicelli in an oven proof dish. Use back of the spoon or other kitchen utensil to spread the vermicelli evenly.
  • Pour the creamy sauce over the vermicelli and optionally add some mozzarella cheese.
  • Cover the creamy layer with the top layer of vermicelli.
  • Add the sugar syrup by pouring it over evenly on the top layer of the vermicelli.
  • Finally garnish with pistachio or any other dry fruit of you choice.
  • You can serve it hot or refrigerate it for serving it cold.


Keyword Kunafa

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