Arabic sweet Kunafa Recipe

Arabic sweet Kunafa Recipe

Kunafa is a Traditional Palestinian Dessert made with cheese party soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup; it is popular throughout the Arab World, especially in Levant, Principally in Palestine, In addition in Turkey the Caucasus and Greece,

Kunafa is popularly known to have originated in the Palestinian city of Nablus,and is the most representative and iconic Palestinian dessert Kunafa Nabulsi enjoys continued fame, partly due to its use of white brine cheese called Nabulsi.

Kunafa was first mentioned in the 10th century. It is generally believed to have originated in the Palestinian city of Nablus hence the name Nabulsi,Nablus is still renowned for its Kunafa which consists of mild white cheese and shredded wheat surface, which is covered by sugar made in Nablus in an attempt to win a Palestinian citation in the Guinness World Records. It measured 75X2 meters and weighed 1,350 kilograms.

Arabic sweet Kunafa Recipe

Ingredients for Arabic sweet Kunafa Recipe

  • 1kg-Kunafa fine dough or flour
  • 1/2 kg – Kunafa sweet cheese (Naboulies)
  • 1/2 tsp- Kunafa Colouring
  • 1 spn- lard or margarine
  • 1/2 ltr – Sugar syrup
  • 150g – Pistachios and Pine nuts,ground


  1. Spread a oven pan with lard and kunafa dough and coloring
  2. Place the cheese equally across the pan,while the pan is being heated,until it melts and the cheese is spread equally.
  3. Flip the pan so that the Kunafa dough is on top
  4. Sprinkle the ground Pistachios and pine nuts on top
  5. Serve the sugar syrup over the Kunafa

Arabic sweet Kunafa is very famous in G.C.C country specially Ramadan time each and every house use for their “Iftar” party or Gubka Party. Different type of Kunafa can be make only need to change cheese , you can make with cheese or without cheese , I specially made with cheese which give nice aroma and taste in your Kunafa. try this Recipe and make your comments please.

About Chef Abdur Rahman

I am Chef Abdur Rahman  living in Kuwait Since Past 10 years , I have Experience in various Hotels and Restaurant in G.C.C & India.Chef kitchen is designed and maintained by me,It is my personal e book where i wrote  my cooking experience .Restaurant style cooking and techniques at home without use of unhealthy ingredients.I cook traditional and fusion food from all over the world, while cooking healthy is something strive for, i do prepare street food and high calories food and traditional french sweet.All the recipes posted in this space are fool proof, have been cooked and relished by me for 15 years of experience.They  have been tried and tested multiple times,unless mentioned.All recipes are explained with step by step (expect a few very simple one).

5 thoughts on “Arabic sweet Kunafa Recipe

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