The Muhallabiyeh is a famous Mediterranean dessert. Each country has it slightly different. Each person would garnish and embellish the cup in his/her own way. Pistachios, walnuts, hazelnut and different jams make each cup a different taste. The essence remains the same: condensed sweet milk with an oriental aura that leaves everyone satisfied.
6 cups of milk
6 tablespoons of sugar
2 cups of fresh cream
7-8 tablespoons of corn flour
5 mestika pieces well crushed with ½ spoon of sugar
A tablespoon of rose water
A tablespoon of orange blossom water
Crushed pistachio or hazelnut to garnish
1- Mix one cup of milk with the corn flour and leave aside.
3- Add the previous mixture of the milk and corn flour to the boiling milk.
4- Stir well to achieve a thick creamy texture free of lumps.
5- Add the mestika powder with orange blossom and rose water over the mixture.
6- Pour in cups and leave to cool.
7- Finally, garnish it with pistachio or hazelnut and serve cold.
This easy recipe takes around thirty minutes for a pure white perfection!