Qatayef with nuts قطايف بالمكسرات

Qatayef with nuts قطايف بالمكسرات

Notes

Qatayef can also be spelled Katayef.

In Turkey and Greece, the name Kataifi is used for what Egyptians call Konafa.

Servings

5

Preparation Time

0.75 hours

Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg katayef
  • Vegetable oil ,for deep-frying
  • Sugar syrup
  • Hazelnut ,blanched
  • Walnuts ,blanched
  • Pistachios ,peeled
  • Almonds ,blanched
  • Raisins
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Cooking Instructions

  • Mix nuts in a bowl and add sugar and raisins.
  • Stir to mix ingredients well.
  • Put nuts mixture in the center of each katayef depending on its size and close into a half moon shape.
  • Press on the edges with your fingers to stick together well.
  • Heat oil over high heat until very hot.
  • Deep-fry katayef in oil until golden brown.
  • Dip fried katayef while still hot in cool syrup and stir for a few seconds.
  • Serve on platter while hot.

- Mix nuts in a bowl and add sugar and raisins. Stir to mix ingredients well.
- Put nuts mixture in the center of each katayef depending on its size and close into a half moon.
- Press on the edges with your fingers to stick together well.
- Heat oil over high heat until very hot.
- Deep-fry katayef in oil until golden brown.
- Dip fried katayef while still hot in cool syrup and stir for a few seconds.
- Serve on platter while hot.

5

45

1/2 kg katayef

Vegetable oil ,for deep-frying

Sugar syrup

Hazelnut ,blanched

Walnuts ,blanched

Pistachios ,peeled

Almonds ,blanched

Raisins

2 tablespoons sugar