Qatayef with nuts

By ali eletre

Ingredients
  • Ingredients

  • • 1/2 kg katayef

  • • Vegetable oil ,for deep-frying

  • • Sugar syrup

  • • Hazelnut ,blanched

  • • Walnuts ,blanched

  • • Pistachios ,peeled

  • • Almonds ,blanched

  • • Raisins

  • • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions
  1. Cooking Instructions

  2. • Mix nuts in a bowl and add sugar and raisins.

  3. • Stir to mix ingredients well.

  4. • Put nuts mixture in the center of each katayef depending on its size and close into a half moon shape.

  5. • Press on the edges with your fingers to stick together well.

  6. • Heat oil over high heat until very hot.

  7. • Deep-fry katayef in oil until golden brown.

  8. • Dip fried katayef while still hot in cool syrup and stir for a few seconds.

  9. • Serve on platter while hot.

  10. - Mix nuts in a bowl and add sugar and raisins. Stir to mix ingredients well.

  11. - Put nuts mixture in the center of each katayef depending on its size and close into a half moon.

  12. - Press on the edges with your fingers to stick together well.

  13. - Heat oil over high heat until very hot.

  14. - Deep-fry katayef in oil until golden brown.

  15. - Dip fried katayef while still hot in cool syrup and stir for a few seconds.

  16. - Serve on platter while hot.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Qatayef can also be spelled Katayef.
In Turkey and Greece
the name Kataifi is used for what Egyptians call Konafa.
Preparation Time
0.75 hours

desserts dessert

3 replies

BIRDY
BIRDY 2009-11-09 15:40:40 -0600 Report

hi Ali ,

Thanks for the recipe.
I'm from Turkey so that know kadayif very well.

ali eletre
ali eletre 2009-06-28 11:45:09 -0500 Report

how to make katayef
katayef is sort of mixed
3/half cup flower
2/half cup water
Half little spoon salt
Pig spoon Baking Powder
Pig spoon Dry Yeast
2 Pig spoon sugar

1- Mix all the Ingredients in the electric blinder and add the water step by step.
2- Leave the mix for one hour it will go higher.
3- Hot on the stove a middle pot non stick.
4- Put from the mix by cup in the pot until it comes around like small cercal about 15 cm.
5- When its get little brownish take it out from the pot and leave it till gets cold.

This is katayef and continue the recipe as described.

apanda
apanda 2009-06-28 09:21:13 -0500 Report

This sounds interesting. What is Katayef? I'm guessing it is some kind of dough maybe?