Thursday, November 17, 2011

Baklava (Sweet dish from Turkey)

Ingredients:

Fello sheets - 2 packets (get readymade in shops)
Olive oil - 1 cup
Cashewnuts - 1 cup
Pistachios - 1 cup
Almonds - 1 cup
Wallnuts - 1 cup
Cinemon powder - 2 tsp
Green cardamom power - 1 tsp
Sugar - 2 cup
Honey - 1/2 cup
Star anise - 3 nos
Cloves - 12-15 nos
Sqaure shaped baking tray

Recipe:

1. Mix all the dryfruits with 3 tblsps of sugar, cinemon powder and cardmom powder.
2. Mince it in a mixer just for 1 or 2 pulse. We should not make it a fine podwer.
3. Greese the baking tray with oilve oil.
4. Put 1 fello sheet on it and cut the excess part. Apply some olive oil on it and place 1 more sheet over it. In the same way make layers of 4-5 sheets. For making these layers you can use the excess cut part of sheets too.
5. After making layer of 4 sheets, make a layer of half of dryfruit mixture. On top of it again make layers of 4-5 sheets by applying olive oil after each sheet.
6. Make layer of all remaining dryfruits mixture and cover it with layer of 4-5 fello sheets.
7. In the end make the squares of it with the knife. In each square peirce 1 clove.
8. Preheat the oven at 200 degree celcius for 10 minutes. Put the baking tray in oven at 150 degree celcius for 1 hour. It should get brown from top.
9. Meanwhile for making a sugar syrup take one pan. Add 2 cup of water, 2 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of honey and 3 start annise in it.
10. Boil the sugar syrup till you get the 1 string constistancy.
11. After an hour baklava will get brown in the oven. Remove it from the oven and pour all the sugar syrup on it.
12. cover it and let it rest for 2-3 hrs. After 2-3 hrs baklava will soak up all the sugar syrup.
13. You can refrigerate it and server cold or you can serve it at room temperature too.














4 comments:

  1. hy mrunalini,
    first time here...love your space...very interesting presentation..
    baklava sounds scrumptiously tasty..
    happy following you..;)
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite

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  2. Baklava, sweet potato, rice pudding, Chocolate pudding and many more items that allow the customers to visit mostly to the store.
    Baklava

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  3. Baklava, sweet potato, rice pudding, Chocolate pudding and many more items that allow the customers to visit mostly to the store.
    Baklava

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