Mhallabiet Al-Halib (Muhallabi or Muhallabiyeh) is middle eastern milk pudding. It is called Mhallabiet Al-Halib because it is prepared from milk, Halib is the Arabic word for milk.
Names of Milk Puddings in Syria:
Mhallabiet Al-Halib (Muhallabi or Muhallabiyeh): Prepared from milk + cornflour (cornstarch). In Damascus it is known as Mhallaiyeh.
Haitaliyeh or Hailatiyeh: Prepared from milk + cornflour (cornstarch), and must be served with Arabic ice cream (Bouzat Al-Halib).
Mrazaziyeh: Prepared from milk + rice flour.
Rez Bel-Halib: Prepared from milk + Egyptian short grain rice.
Let’s make Mhallabiet Al-Halib: