Lebanese Orange Blossom Pudding (Mahalabia)

Adapted from Daliahskitchen.com

Delicious Lebanese Orange blossom pudding (Mahalabia) topped with simple syrup and ground pistachios. This is a popular Middle Eastern dessert. It’s low in fat and sugar (my way) and totally addictive. 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of milk (I use 1%)
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange blossom water (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp rose water 
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup crushed pistachios
  • Simple Syrup

Directions

  1. Whisk the cornstarch with a little water, then add it to the milk and bring everything to a boil in a small pot.
  2. Add the sugar, salt and rose water then simmer for a few minutes, until the mixture thickens.
  3. Pour into ramekins and refrigerate for at least 2 hours
  4. To serve, sprinkle with crushed, raw pistachios, a drizzle of simple syrup and a light sprinkling of sea salt.
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