Kadayif or sutarfeni with fresh cheese. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Main Ingredients Sutarfeni, Cottage cheese
Cuisine Greek
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kunefe

  • 300 grams Sutarfeni
  • 2 1/2 cups Cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup + Butter,melted
  • 4 Paneer (cottage cheese) , 1 inch thick slabs
  • 1 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1 lemon leaves Lemon,grated peel
  • 100 grams Butter , slab


  1. Heat sugar with two and a half cups of water till the sugar dissolves. Let the mixture come to a boil. Add lemon juice and lemon peel and continue to boil for about five minutes.
  2. Remove from heat. Grease a small aluminium tray with one tablespoon of butter. Put some of the kadayif into the tray and press. Keep a slab of paneer and press gently. Put some more kadayif over the top and press gently once again. Keep the tray on the gas burner. Drizzle some melted butter all round and cook over low heat till the underside turns reddish.
  3. Turn over and continue to cook till the other side turns red too. Pour sugar water on top and wait till it gets absorbed. Keep a large slab of butter on top and serve immediately. Similarly prepare more Kadayif.