Serves 6-8



  1. Heat the milk with the cream and sugar in a large saucepan, and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Put the cornflour in a cup, and mix with the extra milk( half cup) and mix to a smooth consistency.
  3. When the milk is almost boiling, remove from the heat and add the cornflour, whisking all the time with a hand whisk.
  4. Return to low heat and boil gently for 2 minutes, stirring continuously.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the rosewater.
  6. Pour into a large bowl and decorate with sultanas, nuts and coconut.
  7. Leave to cool

Serving Suggestions

May be served hot or cold as a delicious dessert.

History of this recipe:

This is a very old recipe, popular in Ramadan - eaten when starting the fast (Soher), as it is very filling!

Significance of special ingredients in this recipe:

Rosewater is commonly used around the Middle East.