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President Osmalieh Kunafa




Arabic with a modern twist


• Osmalieh vermicelli (kunafa dough) - 1 kg
• President Unsalted Butter, melted - 100g
• White bread - 1 loaf
• President Whipping Cream - 1 cup
• Milk - 2 cups
• Rose water - 2 tbsp
• Ground pistachio, for garnishing


• Preheat the oven to 180°C.
• Rub the osmalieh dough with melted President Unsalted Butter thoroughly. Set aside.
• Brush a round 15-cm oven tray with President Unsalted Butter. Swirl half the dough in the tray until it is completely covered. Repeat the process with another tray.
• Bake each tray in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
• To prepare the kashta (filling for desserts), cut the bread loaf into small cubes and remove the crust.
• In a large pot, heat milk and President Whipping Cream. Add the bread cubes. Simmer on low heat, stirring continuously. Add rose water before the mixture comes to a boil. Remove from the heat and let it cool.
• Spread the kashta on one of the osmalieh discs, and put the second one on top.
• Sprinkle ground pistachio over it. Pour sugar syrup on top.
• Enjoy a delicious Iftar with your family!

Please note:
• Tsp = Teaspoon and Tbsp = Tablespoon
• 1 cup = 240 ml or 240 g (approx.)