Middle-eastern delicacies carry a certain mystique that makes them irresistible. Even if you never got a chance to explore the cuisine, you must have tried Turkish baklava at least once. This Turkish dessert is popular all across the globe. The wafer-like sweet treat is full of unique flavours and impresses everyone who takes a bite of it. If you also love baklava but keep waiting for an opportunity to eat it again, we have some good news for you. We found out a recipe that lets you make baklava in your own kitchen!
Yes, now you can make the popular Turkish baklava at home that would taste almost like the authentic dessert you get in Turkey. But if you wondering if you’ll able to make it, rest assured, you can. This is a quick and easy recipe for making baklava and you can nail it at the first go. Original baklava recipe requires buttering up layers and layers of filo dough. But this recipe offers a quick way out.
The quick and easy recipe of baklava was shared by food blogger Ananya Banerjee on her YouTube channel. We know, you are already excited about making it, so let’s get started.
Easy Turkish Baklava Recipe I How To Make Baklava:
First make sugar syrup. Boil sugar and water together and add Turkish essence – orange blossom water. If you don’t have it, you can substitute it with rose water or kewra essence. Add lime juice in the end. Let it cool down.
Then make nut powder. Use any nut – walnut, almond, pistachios etc. This recipe uses walnuts. Grind it with sugar to make coarse powder. Then take a glass baking dish and brush butter all over the insides. Take store-bought filo pastry sheets, cut them in the shape of the baking dish. Divide them into parts – 11-12 layers in each set. Place one set on the bottom of the dish. Spread nut mixture over it and cover with the rest of the sheets. Now cut them all together in diamond shapes. Pour melted butter over it and bake at 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Pour the cooled down sugar syrup. Let it rest 15-20 minutes for it to absorb the syrup. Garnish with rose petals and pistachios.
Watch the complete recipe video here:
Enjoy the delicious baklava any time you want. Try this recipe today!
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