Sahlab

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Sahlab is very popular drink in the Middle East during the winter.  Its sweet, creamy and just perfect for those cold days. You can find sahlab powder in all supermarkets in the Middle East but since I live in Texas, I have to make it from scratch. I hope you guys will try it 🙂

Sahlab:

4 cups of milk
3-4 tablespoons of sugar ( if you prefer it sweet you can add more)
4 tablespoons of cornstarch
2 teaspoons of rose water
Cinnamon to decorate or crushed pistachios

Add 4 cups of milk to a medium sauce pan, add the sugar and cornstarch mix well with a whisk and place on medium low heat add the rose water .
Mix well until it has thickened .
Add crushed pistachios or a sprinkle of cinnamon to decorate 

Tomatoes in a pan

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This is a very popular appetizer in Jordan. It contains tomatoes, green chili, onion, and spices. The way its eaten is by dipping the pita bread into the dish. You can also enjoy this with other dishes such as scrambled eggs, hummos and/or falafel .

Tomatoes in a pan :

2-3 Tablespoons of olive oil
1 onion diced
3-4 garlic minced
4-5 tomatoes (peeled & remove seeds)
2-3 green chili’s chopped
2 teaspoons of tomato paste

In a pan add the olive oil once its hot add the onion and cook until onions are softened. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the tomatoes and chili cover with a lid until the tomatoes start to release its own juice .Add Tomato paste mix and cook for another 3-4 minutes . Serve with pita bread

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    My name is Nadia and I am half Jordanian Half British. I love to cook both Middle Eastern and Western recipes. There is nothing I love to do more than to cook. I decided to open a blog to share my recipes and experiences with you. I hope you like it

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