Kunafa Recipe With Ricotta Cheese

Kunafa Recipe With Ricotta Cheese

What Is Kunafa?

Kunafa is crispy, destroyed strands of cake goodness, soaked with sugar syrup and loaded up with what ever your hearts wants, is only difficult to thump.

With its various shapes, sizes, vast conceivable outcomes and the varieties that are simply restricted to one’s creative mind, I can’t resist the urge to be fixated on it.

Kunafa, which is otherwise called knafeh, knefe, kunefe, kadaifi, kataifi, among others, has been an inventive source for the vast majority of my blog’s recipes.


A worked on spin-off on cheese kunafa, Ricotta Kunafa has turned into a current exemplary dearest by a larger number of people.

Ricotta Cheese Kunafa is the least demanding, speediest, most adaptable kunafa you’ll presumably get to make

This one has a meager layer of delicately improved ricotta cheddar, blended in with Arabic-style thickened cream for additional richness, and absorbed an unobtrusively cinnamon and cardamom-perfumed sugar syrup. The flavors are scarcely perceptible, however it’s sufficient to keep you considering what it is that makes this kunafa so unique.

Ingredients To Make Kunafa With Ricotta Cheese

Scented Sugar Syrup
2 cups (400g) Granulated sugar
1 cup Water
1 teaspoon A press of new lemon juice
1/2 Cinnamon Stick (Optional)
2 Cardamon Pods, Smashed open

Cheese Filling
500 Grams Creamy ricotta cheddar
1/4 Cup (60g) Clotted cream/mascarpone cream
1 Tablespoon (13g) granulated sugar

Method To Make Kunafa Recipe With Ricotta Cheese

The Scented Sugar Syrup
In a medium pot, consolidate together the sugar, water and press of lemon juice. Set on a burner over high intensity. Attempt to try not to mix it as it warms to keep crystallization from occurring, however in the event that the sugar isn’t dissolving, then, at that point, help it out with a couple of blends. When it reaches boiling point, STOP mixing.

Bring to a moving bubble, then promptly lessen the intensity to medium-low, include the half cinnamon stick and cardamom units (if utilizing), and let it stew delicately for 10 minutes. Set a clock! The syrup will thicken somewhat to a consistency like hot maple syrup. It will keep on thickening as it cools.

Eliminate from heat. Move to a fluid estimating cup or sauce pitcher and permit to cool to room temperature prior to utilizing. Eliminate the cinnamon stick and cardamon units for an unobtrusive fragrance or keep in for a more grounded one

The Cheese Filling
In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, sugar (if utilizing), cream and vanilla. Put away.

The Kunafa
Change stove rack to bring down center position and preheat broiler to 200C/390F.Liberally oil a 12″/30cm round cake dish with ghee or spread. (This can likewise be made in a biscuit dish)
Over an enormous bowl, shred the kunafa mixture into 1inch/2.5cm long pieces. Cutting the kunafa while semi frozen, makes for the most straightforward method for breaking it. So regardless of whether utilizing new kunafa, put it in the cooler for about an hour prior to cutting it. Simply make certain to take it back to room temperature prior to including the ghee/spread.
Pour the liquefied ghee/margarine uniformly over the kunafa and blend equally with your hands, into the kunafa shreds, it is all around covered to ensure that each strand.
Move 66% how much kunafa into the pre-arranged dish and uniformly spread it onto the base and up the sides. Make a wall with the kunafa around the sides of the skillet; this will assist with containing the filling during the baking system and keep it from consuming. Utilize the level lower part of a cup to pack the kunafa as firmly as possible.
Spoon the cheddar filling over the kunafa and tenderly spread into an even layer.
Dissipate the excess third of the kunafa over the cheddar filling, and daintily press on it to clean it up and get it quite level.
Move the skillet to the stove and prepare for 40 to 45 minutes, or until the top and sides of the kunafa are profound brilliant brown in variety. Utilize a blade to push the side of the konafa, to really take a look at the variety. The more it prepares, the crunchier it gets.
Eliminate the kunafa from the stove and quickly pour on the scented syrup, beginning from the edge and moving towards the middle, in a round movement, making a point to cover the whole surface.
Let the konafa rest for 5 to 10 minutes to consider the syrup to absorb, then flip on to a serving platter. Decorate the surface with pistachios and dried flower petals, in the event that you like.
Cut into wedges and serve hot or at warm room temperature. Kunafa is best appreciated warm, and around the same time it’s heated. Extras perhaps put away in the cooler, then, at that point, rewarmed in the broiler or microwave.

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