Sahlab the Arabic Drink

Sahlab Recipe
Nothing better than a hot drink and a good book When the cold weather of fall and winter hits! the Hot Sahlab drink here hits the spot! Yum.
I brought you this time a very delicious drink recipe to Warm up around the fireplace that’ll take the chill out of any winter day, perfect for any family gathering.
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Sahlab is the most popular traditional drink in the Arab Countries it was introduced by the Ottomans that’s why it’s served in many turkish cafes during the winter season, the actual Sahlab or Salep as it’s known in turkey is a white powder extracted from the tubers of the orchid genus Orchis, you can buy it ready and just mix it with water or milk, bring it to boil Et Voila the drink is ready in a minute, But what if the whitish powder is not available, is there anything i could substitute the sahlab powder for? The answer is yes
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I came across this recipe  while watching an Egyptian cooking show on TV by Chef Sally Fouad so I decided to give it a go myself, this recipe is one of the yummiest sahlab recipes I’ve tried so far, Unfortunately it’s so hard to find Sahlab Powder here where I live but this recipe is used as an alternative.
 
To make this Yummy drink simply follow the directions below and Please don’t forget to leave me a comment.




Sahlab Drink Recipe
Serves 2
Nothing better than a hot drink and a good book When the cold weather of fall and winter hits! the Hot Sahlab drink here hits the spot! Yum
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
1462 calories
223 g
26 g
51 g
39 g
9 g
554 g
286 g
128 g
0 g
39 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
554g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1462
Calories from Fat 428
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 51g
78%
Saturated Fat 9g
47%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 14g
Monounsaturated Fat 25g
Cholesterol 26mg
9%
Sodium 286mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates 223g
74%
Dietary Fiber 10g
41%
Sugars 128g
Protein 39g
Vitamin A
24%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
107%
Iron
46%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup corn flour
  2. 1/2 cup coconut flour
  3. 1/2 cup rice powder
  4. 1 cup sugar
  5. 1/2 cup powdered milk
  6. 1/2 cup chopped mixed nuts
  7. 1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds
  8. 2 cups milk or water
Instructions
  1. Mix all the dry ingredients well and store in an airtight container, preferably a glass jar until ready to use.
  2. Place the 2 cups of milk in a saucepan and add 3 tablespoons from the previously made sahlab mixture bring to a boil while stirring constantly until thickened.
  3. Pour into serving cups and enjoy it HOT
Notes
  1. If you prefer the drink thicker more like a pudding you can stir 1 or 2 tbls of sahlab mixture into a small amount of cold water or milk, then whisked into a simmering Sahlab.
  2. Add more or less sugar according to your preferences
Adapted from Chef Sally Fouad
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calories
1462
fat
51g
protein
39g
carbs
223g
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Adapted from Chef Sally Fouad
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