Whosayna’s Qatayef

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Whosayna’s Qatayef


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 12
  • Pancake Batter: 3 cups All Purpose Flour 1 tbsp Semolina 2 tbsp Sugar Pinch of Salt 1 tsp Butter/Ghee 1 tsp Yeast 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Vanilla Essence 1 Egg 2 cups Milk (depends on the consistency) Filling: 1 cup Almond Powder 1 cup Nuts (Walnuts, Pine nuts, Whole nuts and Pistachios chopped) 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder 1/4 tsp Nutmeg Powder 1 tsp Rose Essence 2 tbsp Castor Sugar Double Cream (for mixing) Sugar Syrup: 2 cups Sugar 1 cup Water 1 tsp Rose Essence Few Saffron Strands


  • Pancake Batter: Beat egg, add the rest add warm milk and whisk till batter is mixed well. Let it rise for an hour. Make pancakes using pancake pan, with one teaspoon oil each time, do not overcook them. Keep aside when done. Filling: Put all except cream, mix well then add little by little cream to make dough like. Keep aside. How to make Qatayef: Take one pancake, scoop a tablespoon of filling and keep on semicircle, bring together the other side and seal, can use lai (flour water glue) to stick if not sealing well. When all done shallow fry in oil or ghee, to crispy brown qatayef. Sugar Syrup: Boil sugar water and saffron to one string consistency, let it cool down add essence. Dip each qatayef in syrup and keep on platter. Sprinkle chopped pistachios