Jallab ~ Middle Eastern Date Raisin Drink
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
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Serves: 2
  • 2 tbsp date syrup
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • 2-3 cups cold water
  • 2 tbsp sugar (as needed)
  • Pine nuts to top
  1. Soak the raisins in half cup water for an hour till soft. Drain and grind into smooth paste.
  2. Pour a cup of water into it and strain the mixture, pressing through to squeeze all flavors.
  3. Add the remaining water, rosewater and sugar to the drained mixture and blitz till well mixed.
  4. Pour into glasses and serve cold with pine nuts topping. Best is to keep it chilled till use.
If you don't have date syrup, soak around 5 dates along with the raisins and grind along with it.
Add sugar and more water depending upon how you want the consistency to be.
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at https://www.thebigsweettooth.com/jallab/