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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Lebanese Knafe Na’ama recipe. Enjoy the good taste of food and learn how to make Lebanese Knafe Na’ama.
Total Time: 50 Minutes
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
3 cups shredded kataifi dough
1 cup plain panko bread crumbs
1/2 cup Dede’s simple syrup
1 cup clarified butter
2 cups fresh mozzarella or akawi cheese
2 cups milk
1/3 cup farina
Preheat the panggangan to 400 degrees.
Soak the mozzarella in a bowl of water for about 4 hours.
In a food processor, add the kataifi noodles and process until very fine into small grain size pieces, pour into a bowl. Add bread crumbs, butter and syrup and combine well.
Press the dough into the bottom of a 10 inch pan and press down very well.
Remove cheese from bowl and tap dry with a paper towel.
Put mozzarella in food processor and blend until the cheese if very fine, pour into a bowl.
In a small pot heat milk and then add farina, cook for about 2 minutes while stirring.
Pour the milk over the cheese and combine well. Pour cheese mixture over dough and place in the oven, cook for about 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
Remove from panggangan and let cool for 10 minutes before flipping it over onto a nice plate. Decorate with ground pistachio and serve warm with simple syrup.
Lebanese Knafe Na’ama Video:
Kanafeh (Arabic: كنافة), also spelled knafeh, kunafeh or kunafah, is an Arabic sweet made of very fine vermicelli-like pastry. It is sometimes known as shredded phyllo. It consists of two layers of the shredded phyllo with a cheesy cream filling. It is traditionally served warm with a drizzle of simple syrup.