AUTOPLAY
Halawet El Jibn (stuffed sweet Cheese)
19 steps
Besides a strong arm, for the dough you will need...
1. Besides a strong arm, for the dough you will need...
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1 1/4 cup sweet cheese 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
2. 1 1/4 cup sweet cheese 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
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1 cup semolina
3. 1 cup semolina
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1.5 cups water
4. 1.5 cups water
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1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp rose water 1 tbsp simple syrup
5. 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp rose water 1 tbsp simple syrup
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For the stuffing you will need...
6. For the stuffing you will need...
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1 tbsp simple syrup 1/2 tsp rose water 1 tbsp sugar
7. 1 tbsp simple syrup 1/2 tsp rose water 1 tbsp sugar
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1/2 cup crushed pistachios 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
8. 1/2 cup crushed pistachios 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
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Using a nonstick pot on medium heat add water, sugar & rose water until dissolved
9. Using a nonstick pot on medium heat add water, sugar & rose water until dissolved
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Stir in sweet cheese & mozzarella cheese until it begins to melt
10. Stir in sweet cheese & mozzarella cheese until it begins to melt
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Once cheese begins to melt, slowly add semolina while stirring. It will start to thicken
11. Once cheese begins to melt, slowly add semolina while stirring. It will start to thicken
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Add simple syrup and keep mixing and stretching
12. Add simple syrup and keep mixing and stretching
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After a few minutes it should look like this
13. After a few minutes it should look like this
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Add a little bit of simple syrup and transfer dough onto a flat surface
14. Add a little bit of simple syrup and transfer dough onto a flat surface
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Divide dough into 3 pieces (careful, it’s hot)
15. Divide dough into 3 pieces (careful, it’s hot)
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Stretch into a big thin layer. Try not to rip
16. Stretch into a big thin layer. Try not to rip
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If you prefer to eat without nuts, you can cut & enjoy. It can be eaten warm or cold
17. If you prefer to eat without nuts, you can cut & enjoy. It can be eaten warm or cold
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For stuffing, combine all ingredients then spread along the edge, roll & cut into pieces.
18. For stuffing, combine all ingredients then spread along the edge, roll & cut into pieces.
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*optional* top with pistachios & enjoy!
19. *optional* top with pistachios & enjoy!
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