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Mhallabiyyeh - Creamy Rice Pudding

dina bayoud kohl
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Lebanese
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 litre cold milk
  • 125 g granulated sugar
  • 100 g ground rice
  • 1 tablespoon orange blossom
  • Cocktail Compote to serve


  • Whisk the milk, sugar and ground rice in a medium pot. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring all the time in one direction, for about 12 minutes until the pudding boils and thickens to coat the back of the spoon. Flavour with orange blossom water and stir once.
  • Immediately pour the pudding into small dessert bowls, allow to cool and chill.
  • Serve plain or with some cocktail compote.


All images and text © Dina Bayoud Kohl for Dina’s Kitchen