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Znoud el sit



36 portion(s)

Filling: kashta cream

  • 1000 g Milk
  • 150 g white bread, crust removed, cut into pieces
  • 100 g cornflour
  • 1 tbsp Orange Blossom Water
  • 2 tbsp Rose Water


  • 1 packages phyllo pastry, readymade


  • 300 g sugar
  • 100 g water
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Orange Blossom Water

Flour paste to seal edges

  • 1/3 cup --- flour
  • 1/3 cup water

  • 1 l vegetable oil, for deep frying

Recipe's preparation

    Filling: kashta cream
  1. Pour milk into heat 5mins/60°/sp1.
    Add bread & cornflour, cook 4mins/90°/sp2.
    Add orange blossom water & rose water, mix 1min/90°/sp2.5
    Transfer into a bowl.
  2. Syrup
  3. Place all syrup ingredients to Closed lid, heat 10mins/115°/speed2.
    Empty into a heat resistant bowl.
  4. Flour Paste:
    Add ingredient to a little bowl
    Use fork to stir until a smooth paste consistency
  5. Assembling the Znoud el sit
  6. Remove phyllo pastry from packaging.
    With a pair of scissors cut the sheets into 3 or 4 equal strips about 10x22cm each.
    Cover with a tea towel to prevent the pastry from drying out.
    Lay 1 phyllo pastry strip vertically then another strip horizontally over the vertical strip forming a cross.
    Place 1 tablespoon of kashta cream at the centre of the cross.
    Fold the ends of the horizontal layer over the filling, smear some flour paste to glue the ends.
    Then roll the vertical layer over ther filling into a cylinder shape. It will look like a springroll.
    Smear the end with the flour paste to seal.
    Repeat until you've finished all the filling or pastry.

    Heat oil to frying temperature. Fry Znoud el sit in batches to a crisp & golden colour. Remove with slotted spoon and dip for a few seconds into the syrup. Remove with a spoon and arrange on serving plate.
    Garnish with ground pistachios.
    You can drizzle with more syrup (as per your taste) when serving.

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Znoud el sit can be fried and served immediately or frozen until needed.

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