Fenugreek Sweet by Chef Ali Sayed

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Fenugreek Sweet

Fenugreek Sweet


  • Semolina- 6 cups
  • Olive oil- two third cup
  • Fenugreek seed- ½ cup (Boil it with 1 litter of water)
  • Yeast- 1 ½ tsp (Dissolve in I cup of fenugreek water)
  • Tahina to batter the try
  • Black seed-3 tsp


For sugar syrup

  • Sugar- 3 cups
  • Water- 1 ½ cup
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp


Sugar syrup

  1. Dissolve sugar in water. Let the syrup boil and reduce till slightly thick about 2 min
  2. Add lemon juice. Let cool for use later in the recipe

Semi dough preparation

  1. Keep a cup of the water used for boiling the fenugreek. Allow it to cool to room temperature. Stain it and keep the water for dough preparation
  2. In a large bowl mix the semolina and olive oil. Mix it properly, then add boiled fenugreek followed by dissolved yeast and water. Prepare like a semi dough
  3. Let the dough rest for 30 min up to 1 hour
  4. Then spread it in a pan battered with tahina. Sprinkle the top with black seed
  5. Cut the dough into diagonal shapes.
  6. Put into 180 degrees oven for 45 minutes till the top is nicely browned.
  7. Pour on top with sugar syrup.
Palestinian Sweet
Chef Ali Sayed

Chef Ali Sayed

Chef Ali Sayed is an Internationally renowned chef, with an experience of 3 decades, He is considered as one of the best chefs across Lebanon and UAE. He is a traveler, food-stylist and food photographer. All combined together with a little crisp of fashion and sport enjoyment in his culinary world that competes against the likes of greatest Michelin Star Chefs.

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