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Muhallabia ( A middle eastern dessert )

Sarika Singh
5 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Muhallabia ( A middle eastern dessert ) RECIPE

Muhallabia, which is much similar to kheer and taste is really amazing. This can be prepared on any occasion like Diwali, holi, Eid or even during Ramadan fasting too. You can prepare it very easily and please your guests in a different way. It's perfect for those kids who don't likes bits of dry fruits or rice in their kheer, like my younger one. And luckily he loved it too much and finished in no time. So you can also serve this yummy cum healthy dessert to your fussy eaters.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Easy
  • Eid
  • Middle Eastern
  • Blending
  • Boiling
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 4 CUP MILK
  2. 1/3 cup rice powder
  3. 2 leveled tsp corn flour
  4. 1/3 cup sugar
  5. 1 cup almond powder
  6. Few drops Rose or kewda essence 
  7. Pista and rose petals to garnish


  1. First of all Boil 3 cup milk in a pan. 
  2. Now dilute rice powder and corn flour in 1 cup milk.
  3.  Add slowly in boiling milk stirring constantly to avoid lump. 
  4. Let it get thick then add almond powder in batches and mix well to avoid lumps. 
  5. Then add sugar. Cook for 4-5 mins. 
  6. Now off the flame , let it cool for 5 mins then add essence. 
  7. Now pour in serving bowls and garnish. Chill before serving.
  8. Your yummy dessert is ready to serve.
  9. You can use any dry fruit or cherry to garnish the dish. You can also make it with different flavours by adding strawberry syrup and crush,rose syrup , dates, cocoa powder etc. 
  10. Add sugar as per your taste. If you don't get almond powder then soak nearly 3/4 +cup of whole almonds in hot water for 2-3 mins then peel it and let it dry and grind to fine powder. 
  11. Use your creativity and give this dish the flavour of your choice.

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Jun-19-2018

Would love to try this.

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