How to make Sahlab - A traditional Jordanian pudding.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Milk (दूध), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Jordanian

Course : Desserts

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Dessert is mostly referred to a final sweet course that concludes a meal, but those with a serious sweet tooth will agree that anytime is dessert time. The array of ingredients that you can use to prepare these decadent delights gives you plenty of room for innovation and variety.

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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sahlab Recipe

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Rose water 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Cinnamon powder for sprinkling

  • Chopped almonds for topping

  • Desiccated coconut for topping

  • Chopped pistachios for topping

  • Honey for drizzling


Step 1

Put cornstarch and ¼ cup water in a bowl and mix till you get a smooth paste.

Step 2

Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan, add cornstarch paste and stir continuously.

Step 3

Add rose water and sugar, mix well and cook till the custard thickens. Switch off the heat, cool and pour into a silicon container and refrigerate till set.

Step 4

Remove from the silicon container and upturn on a serving platter. Sprinkle cinnamon powder, top with almonds, desiccated coconut and pistachios. Drizzle honey on top.

Step 5

Serve chilled.