Have your Knafeh grilled and served on a stick in ;Knafeh (also spelled knafah or kunafa) is a popular Middle Eastern dessert made from shredded phyllo dough or semolina, layered with sweet cheese or semolina, and typically soaked in a sugary syrup. While it’s more commonly baked in an oven, variations of this dessert can be found in different forms and preparations throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
In Jordan, you can find variations of knafeh that are grilled and served on a stick, especially during special events and festivals. These grilled knafeh sticks are a delightful twist on the traditional dessert. The knafeh is typically prepared and shaped into cylindrical or stick-like forms, then grilled or roasted over an open flame until it’s crispy and golden brown. After grilling, it’s often drizzled with additional syrup and may be sprinkled with crushed pistachios or other toppings for added flavor and texture.
This unique presentation adds a smoky and charred flavor to the sweet and creamy knafeh, making it a special treat enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. If you find yourself in Jordan, be sure to try this delicious variation of knafeh for a delightful culinary experience.