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Zeinabs Fingers Recipe

Arabic Desserts

  • 40Mins
  • Medium
  • Rating: 3
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  • Preparation time: 00:20
  • Cooking time: 00:20
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For Sugar Syrup:

  • 0.33 cup of Sugar
  • 1 cup of Water
  • 3 pieces of whole cardamom pod
  • 1 tablespoon of Cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

For Filling:

  • 1 tin of NESTLÉ Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1.5 cups of Water
  • 0.75 cup of corn flour
  • 300 g of Cream cheese
  • 40 sambousek pastry sheets

For sealing the pastry:

  • 2 tablespoons of All purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons of Water
  • 1 cup of oil for deep frying
  1. To prepare the syrup: Add Sugar, 1 cup of Water and Cardamom Pods to a saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer for 6-8 minutes. Dissolve the 1 tablespoon of cornstarch in the remaining ½ cup of Cold Water and Lemon Juice and add to the simmering sugar and water, stir constantly on heat for 2 min until syrup thickens, and set aside to cool.

  2. To prepare the filling: Place NESTLE Sweetened Condensed Milk, Water and Corn flour in a large saucepan, bring to boil with constant stirring until sauce thickens. Add Cream Cheese and stir. Keep aside to cool into a room temperature.

  3. On a clean work surface, lay down a Samboosa Sheet, add 1 tbs of the Cheese filling in the center, fold over the edges, and roll to form a thin finger. Seal the pastry with a mixture of Flour and Water. Repeat the same with remaining sheets and filling.

  4. Before serving, fry rolls in batches in hot oil for few minutes or until golden brown.

  5. Drizzle with Syrup and serve.

Per Portion of 300g
Energy (kcal) 240
Protein (g) 3.6
Carbohydrates(g) of which Sugar 29
Fat (g) of which saturates (g) 12
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