Knafa Rolls Baqlawa bil Sha’riyya

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    35 to 40 pieces

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

Kunafa rolls are commonly called baqlawa bil sha’riyya (baklawa of vermicelli noodles), and some bakers prefer to fill the rolls with whole pistachios rather than the ground nut mixture.


  • One 16 oz/450 g package kunafa (shredded fillo dough), thawed
  • ¾ to 1


  • Preheat oven to 325°F/160°C/gas mark 3.
  • Make the filling by mixing all the ingredients in a medium bowl. The egg-white and rose water will help bind the ingredients.
  • Put the shredded dough in a big bowl, and refresh it with a sprinkling of wate