Palestine brings us: Vegan “Esh al bulbul (Konafa with nut)”

For “Esh al bulbul ” you will need:

1 package (about 500 g) konafa =kataifi shredded pastry .

Almonds, Pistachios, hazel nut.

For shira (syrup):
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon orange blossom water or rose water
1 tablespoon lemon juice

To make shira (syrup):
Combine all ingredient in a medium pan, stir over heat, until sugar is dissolved simmer, uncovered without stirring about 15 minutes or until mixture is thickened.

To make konafa :
1)Take a small amount of shredded pastry ,roll it around your finger then Place on baking sheet.
2)Bake in 350F oven, for 20 to 30 minutes or until it lightly browned ,then fill each one with 2 or 3 pieces of your favorite nut,(dip the nut in the syrup then place it in the center of konafa).
3)Lower the oven heat to 300 F , and bake for 10 to 15 or until they gold and crunchy.

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