Syrian Mouhalabieh

Annacia *

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This is a simple, creamy and sweet milk-based pudding flavored with rose and orange blossom water and topped with ground pistachios.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

5 c
milk
3 1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch, dissolved in 1 cup of the milk
1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla sugar
1 Tbsp
rosewater
1 Tbsp
orange blossom water
1 c
raw ground pistachios

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a non-stick or stainless steel pot, put the milk with the dissolved cornstarch and vanilla sugar together. Place the pot on medium heat and stir until the mixture is warm.
2
Add the remaining 4 cups of milk and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, add the 1/2 cup of sugar and continue stirring for 10 more min.
3
Turn off the heat then add the rose water and orange blossom water. Stir well to mix and dissolve.
4
Pour the mouhalabieh in serving bowls. Allow them to cool at room temperature for about 30 min then refrigerate for several hours.
5
Garnish with raw ground pistachios and serve cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy