Malabi Recipe

Malabi Recipe

2018-12-20
4.5 Stars (11 Voters)
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Malabi (also known as Muhallebi or Muhallabi) - is a middle eastern dessert. The malabi is very similar to a milk pudding and served with rose water/orange blossom flavors and served with pistachios, peanuts or other nuts. the malabi is served cold and it is a perfect dessert for hot summer days.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
6
PREP TIME
20 minutes
WORK TIME
20 minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
Middle eastern
INGREDIENTS

    For the pudding:

    • 4 cups (1L) milk
    • 1 cup (240ml) heavy cream
    • 2/3 cup (85g) cornstarch
    • 1/2 cup (100g) sugar
    • 1 tsp rose water

    For the syrup:

    • 1/2 cup (120ml) water
    • 1/2 cup (100g) sugar
    • 1 tsp rose water
    • Few drops of red food coloring

    For topping:

    • 1/2 cup (65g) peanuts/pistachios
    • Shredded or desiccated coconut (optional)
DIRECTIONS

1. In a medium bowl mix 1 cup of milk with cornstarch and rose water. Mix until smooth.

2. To a medium size pot pour 3 cups of milk and heavy cream. Add sugar and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly. Once the milk boils, turn the heat to low and add the cornstarch mixture. cook over low heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly until the mixture begins to thicken.

3. pour into serving dishes. Cover immediately with plastic wrap and cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.

4. Make the syrup: in a pan over medium-high heat bring to a boil water, sugar and rose water. When boiling add food coloring. Let boil 2 more minutes and turn off the heat. Let cool completely.

5. When the malabi chilled pour 1-2 tbsp of the syrup on the malabi, add crushed peanuts or pistachios and shredded coconut (optional).

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