Sweet Cheese Qatayef Asafiri

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Sweet Cheese Qatayef Asafiri


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 8
  • 1 cups all purpose flour

  • 1/2 cups suji

  • 1 1/4 cups milk

  • 1/2 cups warm milk

  • 1/2 tsp active dry yeast

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1/4 cups honey

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 2 cups for making sweet cheese : ricotta cheese

  • 1/4 cups thick curd

  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

  • 1/2 tsp rosewater

  • 1/3 cups sugar

  • 1/4 cups pistachios


  • in a mixing bowl combine warm water with yeast and sugar
  • add the dry ingredients into the milk mixture and whisk creating the batter without any lumps
  • cover and let it rest for half an hour
  • in a Skillet pour 2 tbsp of batter over medium heat
  • cook until batter has no wet spot visible. do not flip
  • complete the better and cover the cooked qatayef so it will not get dry
  • for making sweet cheese mix cheese with curd cardamom powder rose water and sugar.
  • fold the qatayef into half circle and seal it by pressing gently on the sides. Leave a small opening for the filling.
  • with a small spoon fill the opening with sweet cheese mixture.
  • Dip each pancake into grounded pistachios and serve with honey.