Jill aka Jo (sireesanwar) wrote,
Jill aka Jo
sireesanwar

Katah (Armenian Pastry)

Katah

400° for 10 minutes

350° for 25 minutes (best)

Makes 8 large

 

Dough:

3 eggs

1 cup softened butter

7-8 cups of flour

2 yeast pkgs. (3T Red Star) use warm water and small amount of sugar

¼ tsp. (scant) salt

1 ½ cup warm milk

1 tsp. baking powder

¼ cup sugar

(let dough rise)

 

Filling:

  1. Put 2 cubes of butter & 2 ¼ cups flour on a very low flame.
  2. Cook until pinkish stirring constantly
  3. Remove from heat add 2 ¼ cup sugar, Mix well
  4. Separate dough into 8 balls
  5. Roll 4 at a time
  6. put melted butter mixture on rolled out dough
  7. Fold sides into the center
  8. Fold into a burrito shape
  9. Set aside and repeat on all.
  10. Let rise but not much
  11. Place on slightly greased cookie sheets
  12. Let rise
  13. Flatten with a fork
  14. Brush with milk of egg white
  15. Do not prick
  16. Repeat on all dough balls you’ve created.

 

Filling (nuts and cinnamon)*************:

  1. Put 2 cubes of butter & 2 ¼ cups flour on a very low flame.
  2. Cook until pinkish stirring constantly
  3. Remove from heat add 2 ¼ cup sugar, 1 cup finely chopped nuts, 2 tbs. cinnamon, Mix well
  4. Separate dough into 8 balls
  5. Roll 4 at a time
  6. Put mixture on rolled out dough
  7. fold into a burrito shape
  8. Set aside and repeat on all.
  9. Let rise but not much
  10. Place on slightly greased cookie sheets
  11. Let rise
  12. Flatten with a fork
  13. Brush with milk of egg white
  14. Do not prick
  15. Repeat on all dough balls you’ve created.

 

********* The best! Do this one!

Tags: recipes, recipes: armenian, recipes: dessert, recipes: pastries
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