Mahalabia with Rose water

  • Asma
  • on May 3, 2021
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If you are thinking about a delicious and easy-to-prepare dessert for EID Alfitr, then this Rose Mahalabia or pudding with crocant makes a perfect choice for Eid Gatherings.

Mhalabia with Rose Water

Served with varieties of Eid sweets; this recipe makes a great choice for you and a refreshing cold Middle Eastern pudding to enjoy with the taste of roses and crocant.
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CourseDessert, Drinks
Cuisinemiddle eastern
Prep Time6 minutes
Cook Time18 minutes
Total Time26 minutes
Servings5 people


For the Croquant:

  • 1/2 Cup of sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of sliced almonds

For the Mahalabia:

  • 30 milliliters of liquid cream
  • 300 milliliters of milk
  • 1/3 Cup of powdered sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons of gelatin powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of cold water
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon of red food color
  • 1 tablespoon of dried rose for garnishing


  • Put the milk, sugar, cream, vanilla, and food coloring in a saucepan
  • Stir very well until your ingredients become homogeneous.
  • Mix the gelatin with cold water and stir very well
  • Put the bowl in a saucepan filled with boiling water until the gelatin dissolves.
  • Put the saucepan of the milk, sugar, cream, and vanilla mixture over medium heat until the mixture begins to boil
  • Add the gelatin mixture and stir very well.
  • Pour the mixture into small serving cups and refrigerate for about 4 hours.
  • To prepare croquant; put the sugar in a saucepan over medium heat, and stir until the sugar melts and becomes golden
  • Add the almonds and stir very well
  • Spread the mixture on a greased tray with a little oil
  • Cut into squares and spread the croquant over the cups with the dried rose
  • Serve and enjoy the Mahalabia cold!


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 7.9g | Fat: 7.9g | Sodium: 99mg | Sugar: 37g
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