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Baklava Recipe, How To Make Baklava Recipe

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo, filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey.

This baklava is flaky, crisp and tender and I love that it isn’t overly sweet. It’s basically a party in your mouth. I am a huge fan of baklava and this is the BEST baklava recipe I have ever tried.

About Recipe

How to make BAKLAVA

(46 ratings)
6 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Maida flour
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : March 09, 2019

Ingredients used in BAKLAVA
• All purpose flour - 1 cup.
• Salt - 1 pinch.
• Ghee - 1/2 cup.
• Water - as required.
• Sugar - 1 cup.
• Lime juice - 1 tea spoon.
• Rose water - 1 teaspoons.
• Oil - 1/2 cup.
• Almonds - 1/4 cup.
• Walnuts - 1/4 cup.
  • Take a bowl, add all purpose flour, pinch of salt, 2 teaspoons of ghee and mix nicely.
  • Add water and make a soft dough and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Dust some flour and divide dough into equal portions and roll it into round sheet.
  • Divide dough into small portion and roll into thin round sheet.
  • Take one roll sheet, dust some flour on it and place another sheet and repeat it for 3 times.
  • Gentle roll it into thin sheet and cut into round shape by using round mould.
  • Dust some flour and place 20-25 layered pilo sheet like as shown in video.
  • Fold it gentle and keep in refrigerator or cover it with wet cloth if you are using it later.
  • Boil sugar and water in a pan until gulab jamoon consistency syrup is formed and add little lime juice and keep aside.
  • Add rose water to it and mix it.
  • Mix half oil with ghee in a bowl and keep aside.
  • Make powder of almonds, walnuts and keep aside.
  • Apply oil mixed ghee to baking tray. Place one layer of sheet and apply ghee and place another layer and repeat the process for 13 layer.
  • Once 15 layer pilo sheet is done apply ghee mixed oil sprinkle almonds and walnut powder.
  • Place another layer of sheet and apply apply ghee mixed oil and place another sheet and repeat it for another 10 sheets.
  • Cut into pieces with knief and pour leftover ghee mixed oil.
  • Bake it at 200 degree until nice crust is formed on top.
  • Rest it for some time and pour sugar syrup, rest it for 5-10 minutes.

NowBaklava is ready to serve.

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noomi Posted on Sat Aug 11 2018

To Mrs. Vah-Chef: Regarding some comments posted-I am surprised that one person commented on your "basic English"--Must have too much time on their hands. All language is meant for communication and if you convey your thoughts/ideas precisely and con

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noomi Posted on Sat Aug 11 2018

To Mrs. Vah-Chef Re: Baklava Recipe--Suggestion--Instead of making the whole syrup out of sugar, mix it 50-50 with honey. Reason---A Little Healtier?? Enjoy your recipes, specially the breakfast ones

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Praneetha Dundigalla Posted on Tue Nov 03 2015

could you please learn some basic english. this is my sincere request. and BTW, this is a traditional Greek dish so you shouldn't do it in your style.?

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Sachi Subrahmanyam Posted on Mon Feb 01 2016

You have made the process very simple. It looks inviting too. Must try one of these days.?

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Raymond Syling Posted on Thu Apr 28 2016

how long did you bake the baklava? and how hot is your oven??

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