Yummy Mohallabiyeh

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“This is a popular Arabic sweet and I've had plenty of it here in Oman, but, just long for more. Its so tasty and pleases me like anything!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and clean rice.
  2. Drain.
  3. Spread rice on a clean muslin cloth for 10 minutes.
  4. In a pan, fry rice in ghee till it turns golden in colour and the flavour fills your house.
  5. Boil milk on low flame in a thick bottomed pan till it reduces to two-thirds of the original amount or till it becomes thick.
  6. Grind rice in a mixie to a fine powder.
  7. Add water little by little and make it to a fine paste.
  8. Add this paste to the boiling milk.
  9. Keep mixing till the rice gets cooked in the milk.
  10. After 15 minutes, add sugar and boil again for 10 minutes.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Add essence.
  13. Blanch and slice almonds and pistas.
  14. Pour the mohallabiyeh in serving cups and garnish with sliced pistas and almonds.
  15. Serve chilled.

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