Having extra dates and wondering what you can do with them before they dry out?
We got you covered with this flavorful muhalabia date recipe! A smooth texture infused with cardamom, topped with your choice of nuts,,, OMG this is surely a must try!
1 1/4 cup dates, pitted (approx. 12 dates)
1 cup warm milk
3 cups cold milk
5 tablespoons cornstarch
3 mastic pieces grounded with a sprinkle of sugar
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 thickned cream can (ashta) 170g
Nuts of your choice: walnuts, pistachio, pecans, almonds,etc.
1- Soak the dates with 1 cup of warm milk for 15 minutes, then blend them together in a blender.
2- In a pan, mix 3 cups of cold milk with cornstarch until well dissolved, add the blended date & milk mixture,then put on the gas and keep stirring until thickened.
3- Add the mastic, cardamom and the cream can.
4- Give it a final stir until homogeneous.
5- pour in cups and decorate once the muhalabia cools down.
Better served cold.