On these long winter days, nothing feels better than a hot drink that will keep you feeling toasty. How about sa7lab? 

Servings: 4 persons


  • 2 tablespoons sa7lab (Cornstarch)
  • 4 cups of milk
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of rose water
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped pistachio nuts
  • Powdered cinnamon
  • Dried Coconut


  • Mix the cornstarch with 1/2 cup of the milk.
  • Put the remaining milk and sugar to a boil, then lower the heat.
  • Add the sa7lab mixture
  • Cook for 10 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly to keep lumps from forming.
  • Add the rose water, stir again, and serve in individual cups.

Decoration Tip: Scatter chopped pistachios over the surface of each cup; sprinkle with cinnamon and dried coconut! Enjoy! 



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