Nabulsi Cheese Recipe. A very uniquely flavored white cheese, made out of a mixture of both, ewe’s and goat’s milk. Here is the step by step recipe to prepare this middle eastern dessert.
We found nabulsi, a salty brined with nigella seeds, at the mediterranean bakery and cafe in alexandria (between $6 and $7 per pound). 600 grams/ 1lb 3oz mozzarella cheese, shredded or cut into small pieces*. Bring to a boil and add the lemon juice, swirling the pan frequently until the sugar dissolves.
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(It's A White, Brined Cheese, Kind Of Like Feta).
If you have access to a middle eastern grocery, you can probably find kanafa dye, which turns the dough into the orange or reddish color that is the signature of kanafa. 3 tablespoons (37g) granulated sugar (omit if your cheese does not taste salty)*. It could be difficult to acquire such cheese.
Nabulsi Cheese Gets Its Name From The City Of Nablus In Palestine Where This Cheese Has Been Made For Centuries.
1 1/2 cups (300 gr.) arabic sweet cheese or desalted akawi*, drained of any water 2/3 cups (180 gr.) (mozzarella cheese, or additional sweet cheese, shredded 2 teaspoons orange blossom water ground pistachios for garnish. After soaking, strain the cheese for about half an hour. We use sugar syrup in a lot of middle eastern desserts.
(You Can Soak It In Warm Water Before Grating It To Reduce The Salt In The Cheese).
Kunafah strands (or shredded filo pastry): It is salty in taste and popular in syria, lebanon and jordan as well. Kunafa with lotus butter and fake how to prepare nabulsi konafa:
As I Mentioned Before, Mashmoula, Nabulsi Or Akkawi Cheese Are Commonly Used For Knafeh.
Remove from the heat, stir in the orange blossom water, and set aside until completely cool. Bring to a boil and add the lemon juice, swirling the pan frequently until the sugar dissolves. The cheese filling is traditionally made from nabulsi cheese that is desalted.
How To Make Nabulsi Konafa With Cheese.
It’s made with mastic, mahlab and nigella seeds for a fresh and light taste. This cheese is a traditional palestinian white cheese, the specialty of the city nablus. Sugar, water, lemon juice, rose water, and orange blossom water.