Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Khaliat Nahal

Making the dough

-4 cups flour

-1 and 1/2 tbs. yeast

-4 tbs. powdered milk

-1/4 tsp. salt

-2 eggs

-1/8 cup ghee, butter, or vegetable oil

-1 and1/2 cups water

*Knead this dough and leave it to rise.


-1 cup water

-1 cup sugar

-A few drops of lemon juice

*Cook on stove for 15-20 minutes on low heat.

How to put it together:

*Once dough has risen and been kneaded down, form little balls.

*Put in a small piece of cream cheese or kiri cheese (available at your local Arab store)

*Tightly close each little ball with your fingers, making sure no cheese is sticking it.

*Place on a lightly greased pan close together and mix one egg yolk and pour it over the top

of the bread.

*Place tray in oven and bake at 350° until bottom of balls are yellowish.

*when they're done baking, drizzle sweet topping over top.


  1. very very very impressive!! mashaallah!!

  2. Naima this seriously looks and sounds amazing, masha'Allah. I'm going to get all of the ingredients and make it this weekend i'A! :)

  3. Nice!! mashaa Allah Naima, you're expanding your wings =) As I said before, I don't like cheese- but this looks good.

  4. what food is this? lol sorry, I am a geek this way..i like to know the origin, fun facts, etc about the food...LOL

  5. ya me too! Post a tid bit about the food.

  6. Julie we eat is in Somali but it originated from Middle East. i don't know where exactly. I learned it from mummy.

  7. That picture is nice job sis.