• for each cup of milk,
• 1 teaspoon sahlab
• sugar to taste
• pinch of cinnamon powder
• 1 teaspoon mixed nuts
1 Stir the sahlab into 1 tablespoon of cold milk. Boil the remaining milk, then pour over sahlab and stir well. Return to flame, add sugar, and boil for about 2 minutes. Serve very hot, sprinkling top of individual cups with cinnamon powder and mixed nuts.
2 This can also be prepared with 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup water.
3 Sahlab is a pre-packaged spice drink, sold in powder form in all spice shops and some supermarkets. It is a warming winter drink.
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