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qatayef asafiri filled with ashta on a gold tray with small gold jug

Qatayef Asafiri with Ashta (Pancakes Stuffed with Cream)

Today’s Qatayef recipe is a delicious treat of small pancakes stuffed with ashta, the Middle Eastern clotted cream I shared in my last post. Qatayef Recipe The traditional katayef recipe is the one that’s filled with walnuts and deep fried before being drenched in sugar syrup with or without a sprinkle of cinnamon. While they …

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mast o khiar, persian yoghurt and cucumber dip in diamond shaped bowl, garnished with walnuts and dried rose petals

Mast-o-Khiar Recipe (Persian Yoghurt and Cucumber Dip | ماست و خیار)

Mast-o-Khiar or Persian Yoghurt and Cucumber Dip, is a traditional Persian recipe that goes with just about anything! It is commonly eaten as an accompaniment to rice, stews and grilled meat, much like raita is eaten with Indian food. What does Mast-o-Khiar mean? Mast = yoghurt Khiar = cucumber Mast-o-Khiar = Yoghurt and Cucumber Yoghurt …

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