Archive for the ‘Syrian Drinks’ Category

Sharab Tamr Hendi

September 8th, 2010

Dimah - http://www.orangeblossomwater.net - Sharab Tamr Hendi 7

Tamarind is known in Arabic as “Tamr Hendi/Tamr Hindi”, and today’s recipe is about Tamr Hendi drink which is very popular in Ramadan.

In Syria, the tamr hendi drink vendor walks around old market places and allies, wearing his traditional outfit and carrying the drink in a container on his back.

Let’s make Sharab Tamr Hendi:

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Sharab Al-‘Eriq Sous

August 25th, 2010

Dimah - http://www.orangeblossomwater.net - Sharab Al-'Eriq Sous 500 94

Licorice or liquorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra is an herbaceous perennial plant which grows in Mediterranean countries from Anatolia to Spain. The plants grow to 50-120 cm and have bluish purple flowers.

Licorice plants are widespread in Syria, particularly in Al-Raqqa governorate. Syrian licorice is considered one of the best in the world and is referred to as Euphrates licorice.

Sharab Al-‘Eriq Sous (Licorice drink) is one of the most important drinks in Ramadan. In Syria, sous vendor walks around old market places and allies, wearing his traditional outfit and carrying the drink in a container on his back. Licorice drink is produced by moistening the roots. Afterward, they are wrapped in cloth and soaked slowly in water.

Let’s make Sharab Al-‘Eriq Sous:

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Sharab Qamar Ad-Din

September 15th, 2009

Dimah - http://www.orangeblossomawater.net - Sharab Qamar Ad-Din 500 90.

Qamar Ad-Din is dried apricot paste, the origin of Qamar Ad-Din is Syria. Sharab Qamar Ad-Din is a very poplular drink for breaking the fast in the month of Ramadan. Qamar Ad-Din is also used with various recipes such as Mhlabiyeh (Qamar Ad-din Pudding) and Nqou’eiyeh (Qamar Ad-Din cooked with rice).

Let’s Make Sharab Qamar Ad-Din:

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