Syrian rice pudding

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Sweet rice is a very popular delicacy in Brazil. You've probably already tried your grandmother's or mother's rice pudding and I'm sure it must be delicious. But do you know Syrian rice pudding?

Syrian rice pudding is a very common sweet in the Middle East and we can say that it is very similar to the rice pudding we know here in Brazil. The ingredients we use here are almost the same ingredients used to prepare Syrian rice pudding, but there is one ingredient that stands out.

In Syrian rice pudding, orange blossom water is used, an ingredient little known around here, but full of flavor, in addition to providing many health benefits.

The orange blossom water provides a citrus-sweet to the Syrian rice pudding flavor, leaving the dish even more special.

This unique ingredient is also very good for our health. In fact, orange blossom water is used as a natural remedy in the Middle East as it soothes skin irritations, relieves stomach problems, is good for hair and helps you sleep.

So, when you prepare Syrian rice pudding with this special ingredient, you will not only be delighted with so much flavor, but you will also reap some important benefits for your health.

See below for the ingredients and how to prepare the special and wonderful Syrian rice pudding.

Ingredients Syrian rice pudding

  • 1/2 cup (tea) of rice 
  • 1 liter of milk 
  • sugar to taste 
  • orange blossom water 


Boil the milk with the rice. Next, bring to a simmer, stirring constantly so that the rice does not stick to the pan. When the rice is cooked, sweeten at will, put some orange blossom water and pour on a platter. It can be served with apricot jam.

Additional information

It may be difficult to find orange blossom water in your city. But try to look for this ingredient in health food stores, or you can also easily find it on the internet, with a very short delivery time.

This is certainly an ingredient that cannot be missing from Syrian rice pudding, as it is what makes this dish special.
Now that you've learned how to make this delicious SYRIAN SWEET RICE, how about also knowing other very tasty and practical recipes that we have here on the blog My Recipes? We have many options for snacks, treats and other delicious delicacies to make your day better.

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