Usbu Zainab (Zainab Fingers) Recipe

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 Iftar is never complete without serving Usbu Zainab as a Usbu Zainab (Zainab fingers) Recipe
Usbu Zainab (Zainab fingers)

Iftar is never complete without serving Usbu Zainab as a dessert!

Preparation Time: 30 minutes approximately
Cooking Time: 30 minutes approximately
Serves: 20 persons

All you need

1 packet samosa/spring roll pastry, thawed
1 box cream cheese
oil for deep frying
2 tbsps all purpose flour
4 tbsps water
1/2 cup al alali Icing Sugar
1/2 cup water
3 crushed cardamom seeds (optional)
1 tbsp lemon/lime juice


  • In a bowl, mix flour and water until creamy texture
  • Cut the cheese block into 1 cm x 5 cm pieces
  • Cut the square pastry sheet in half
  • Place a piece of the cheese into the pastry, fold and roll
  • Seal the sides with the flour water mix
  • Deep fry the rolls until golden brown on both sides
  • To prepare the syrup, boil water and sugar on medium heat, until slightly thick, add lime juice and cardamom seeds, simmer for 2 minutes
  • Remove the cardamom seeds, dip the rolls into the sugar syrup
  • Serve and enjoy!

Source: alalali

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