Corrugated Rolls Burma

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    20 pieces

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

This way of rolling baklawa yields somewhat large pieces. For smaller portions, divide ready-to-serve rolls into three pieces each. Interestingly, in nineteenth-century Ottoman culinary records, a variety of baklawa was called ‘caterpillar baklava’ (Yerasimos). I suspect it is the same as our modern burma.


  • One 16 oz/450 g package fillo dough, thawed
  • ½ to ¾ cup (<


  • Preheat oven to 350°F/175°C/gas mark 4.
  • On a flat surface spread out a whole fillo sheet, lightly brush half of it with butter, and fold it. Then brush half of the folded sheet and fold it again.
  • Spread on it about 2 tablespoons of the nut fill