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Kunafa is an Arabic dish, prepared in the month of Ramadan. Its base is sweet sugar-based syrup and rich topping.

Kanafah, also spelled kunafeh or kunafah is a Middle Eastern cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup, typical of the regions belonging to the former Ottoman Empire.

About Recipe

Semiya methai, Semiya inippu, ?Simoi Misti

How to make KUNAFA

(69 ratings)
13 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Semiya/Vermicelli
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : October 23, 2018

Ingredients used in KUNAFA
• Corn flour - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Milk - 100 ml.
• Sugar - 1 cup.
• Water - as required.
• Rose water - 1 tablespoon.
• Seviya - 2 cup.
• Butter - 2 teaspoons.
• Ghee - 2 teaspoons.
• Pistachios(finely chopped) - 1 tea spoon.
• Cashew nuts(chopped) - 10 number.
• Almonds(chopped) - 10 number.
• Raisins - 10 number.
  • Boil milk with corn flour in a pan and cook for 2-3 min so that it forms slight thick paste.
  • Boil sugar with little water in a pan to make like a gulab jamun syrup, at last add rose water boil it for 1 min and switch off the flame.
  • In a bowl, add raisins, cashew nuts, almond, seviya, butter and slightly crush it. Add ghee and mix it.
  • Take a baking tray and place one layer of seviya pour some corn starch milk mixture,.
  • Add second layer of seviya, pour some cornstarch milk mixture, add last layer of seviya and press it with hand.
  • Bake at 180degree for 15 minutes until it slightly golden in colour.
  • Loosen edges with knife and demould into a plate.
  • Pour sugar syrup on its top and garnish with pistachios.

Now Kunafa is ready to serve.

Cooking with images Shevaya Sev madhur, Semiya Vermicelli , Shavige Semia sihi


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Farah Jamalii Posted on Fri Oct 09 2015

ur recipe is so easy thank you?

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foodie Posted on Fri Oct 09 2015

Ua so perfect in cooking yum yum yum .....?

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Wasim Posted on Fri Oct 09 2015

gonna try this??

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Mahira khan Posted on Fri Oct 09 2015

but usally kunafa make with cheese with milk in between u did with cornflour but nice recipe?

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Rifka Imaam Posted on Sat Oct 10 2015

Can I use the roasted vermicili or the unroasted one??

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Rifka Imaam Posted on Mon Oct 12 2015

Thanks a lot for the reply..your recipes are really good ..I like your husband's recipes and tried most of them..he is a master chef????????once again I thank both of u..keep it up?????????

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obaid khan73 Posted on Tue Mar 08 2016

your recipe's make difficult one easy ...thanks?

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MFK134 Posted on Sun Mar 20 2016

kunafa isnt made with semiya , its made with katefi i.e phyllo pastry?

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PockASqueeno Posted on Thu Mar 31 2016

What is sevaya (sp?), and where do I get it??

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Abdullahsharabi2016 Sharabi Posted on Sat May 21 2016

best kunafa desert sweet only Arabs not for Indians?

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Duaa Samar Posted on Thu Jun 09 2016

Really this is not how you make it. Wheres the orange color and the cheese? And why are there so many layers. And whats with the ghee? What even. Im indian but brought up in saudi arabia and this is NOT how you make kunafa.?

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Ishaq Ballut Posted on Fri Jun 24 2016

this is not kunafa, kunafa is made with kataifi pastry and cheese or qishta?

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