Oct 4, 2012



A very delicious milk pudding in Lebanese / Middle Eastern cuisine, made of milk, fresh cream, corn flour paste, sugar and dry fruits. Recipe from BBC Good Food India, October, 2012 !!!

Serves: 3 - 4


2 cups / 400 ml boiled milk (Indian standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz capacity)

3 tablespoon fresh cream (or 100 g)

4 tablespoon sugar (or 100 g)

1 teaspoon corn flour (or 30 g)

1 tablespoon cold water

10 g blossom water or rose water or vanilla extract or orange extract

3 teaspoon any type of dry fruits (or 50 g pistachio flakes, peeled)


In a non stick pan, heat the milk, fresh cream and sugar on a low heat stirring from time to time, bringing it to a gentle simmer.

Mix the corn flour with little cold water to get a thick paste, add to the milk mixture slowly whilst constantly whisking.

The milk mixture will thicken, add the blossom water or vanilla extract and stir thoroughly.

Pour the mixture into serving cups and place in the refrigerator to set (approximate time 2 - 4 hours).

When set, sprinkle with dry fruits or pistachio flakes and serve immediately.

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