Sahlab (Middle Eastern Milk Pudding)

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Middle Eastern Milk Pudding

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceRecipe adapted from LittleSunnyKitchen.com.
Prep time
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time15 minutes

Description

Sahlab is a Middle Eastern milk pudding thickened with cornstarch or arrowroot powder. It is warm, rich, floral, and toasty. 

Ingredients

4 cups
milk
1/4 cup
cornstarch
6 teaspoons
sugar
1 tablespoon
rose water
1 teaspoon
vanilla extract
   
cinnamon, ground
   
pistachios (chopped)
1 tablespoon
coconut (shredded)
1 teaspoon
almond extract

Instructions

Combine milk, cornstarch, sugar, rose water, and vanilla extract in a saucepan and beat with a whisk over medium heat. Bring to boil and let the mixture boil for 2 minutes while stirring (or until thick and creamy).

Serve hot in mugs and top with a pinch of cinnamon, shredded coconut, and pistachios on each serving.