Fried Qatayef

  • Prep Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Servings: 12
  • About This Recipe

    “It’s an Arabian delight in this part of the world. Enjoyed by Indians as well as people of other nationalities.”


  • 2 (170g) cans Nestle cream, cooked
  • 12slicesqatayef
  • 6cupsfrying oil
  • 3cupssyrup
  • 1/2 cupground pistachios, for garnishing
  • Syrup

  • 2 1/2 cupssugar
  • 1 1/2 cupswater
  • Nestle cooked cream

  • 3cupsprepared Nido milk
  • 1/4 cupsifted plain flour
  • Directions

  • Add cooked Nestle cream to Qatayef slices.
  • Wrap Qatayef slices and seal firmly.
  • Fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  • Place in syrup while hot.
  • Garnish with pistachios.
  • ——–Syrup———-.
  • Mix sugar in water and heat moderately without stirring.
  • Increase the heat until mixture boils.
  • When it boils, add a tsp of lemon juice.
  • Allow mixture to boil slowly until it thickens.
  • Add a tsp of rose and orange rose water.
  • Keep mixture on heat for a few minutes.
  • Allow to cool.
  • ——-Nestlecooked cream———-.
  • Mix Nido milk with flour.
  • Place mixture on medium heat while stirring.
  • When it boils, simmer for 5 minutes.
  • ,pour into a separate dish and allow to cool.
  • Mix Nestle cream with prepared mixture to make ready to use.
  • Reviews

  • “You should also try to fill it with dates only. & fry it & add syrup. it is much better.”

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