Spun Noodle Pancakes

Reshteh-ye Khoshkar/Khatai

Preparation info

  • Makes 6 pancakes, serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

Reshteh-ye khoskar/katai are a popular street snack in Gilan. Associated with Ramadan (the month of fasting), they are served as a dessert for the eftar (breaking the fast) dinner. Variations of these pancakes, kunefeh made with kataif/spun pastry are mentioned in the One Thousand and One Nights stories and fifteenth-century a Turkish/Persian dictionary. Locals generally buy them ready-made in the market and just before serving, cook them in a little butter, driz