The bundevara is a traditional Serbian pastry prepared with pumpkin-filled phyllo sheets that are baked.
Balkan, Serbian, Vegetarian
phyllo dough sheets
peeled and grated
For the garnishing
or icing sugar
On a lightly oiled work surface, place a phyllo sheet, add a tablespoon of oil and spread it with a brush, then sprinkle the entire surface of the dough with a tablespoon of sugar.
Place a second sheet on top and repeat the process with oil and sugar.
Place the third sheet on top of the other two.
Take ½ lb grated pumpkin, spread evenly, leaving about 5 inches of space on one side.
Sprinkle the pumpkin with a tablespoon of sugar and a teaspoon of cinnamon.
Roll the pumpkin-filled sheets starting from the empty side.
Place the roll thus formed in a baking dish lined with parchment paper.
Repeat the process with the other sheets to obtain 6 rolls.
Brush all the rolls with oil.
Preheat a convection oven to 350 F (180 C)
Bake for 45 minutes.
Remove the rolls from the oven, cover them with a damp cotton cloth and let cool.
Slice the rolls, sprinkle with sugar or icing sugar and serve.