Kourkoubínia (Little Phyllo Rolls)
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- phyllo sheets
- corn oil or canola or sunflower oil for brushing the sheets
- little water for brushing the edges of sheets
- 2 cups
- corn oil or canola or sunflower oil for frying the kourkoubínia
- 1 ½ cups
- 1 cup
- 1 cinnamon stick
- lemon juice
- ½ tsp
- vanilla extract
FOR THE SYRUP
3Brush a strip of water at the very end of the short side of the phyllo that is further from you.
9In the end you will have 3 logs.
11Put them in the fridge for 30 minutes.
14Remove and drain from the excessive oil. Let them cool.
16Let it boil for 5 minutes and then turn off the fire.
17Pour the vanilla extract.
18Remove the cinnamon stick and start throwing the kourkoubínia in batches, letting them 1 minute per batch.
19Remove and let them cool for couple of minutes.
20You can eat them like this or sprinkle a little bit of cinnamon.