Saffron-Gold And Milky-White Pudding

Zarda w’Haleeb

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

A spectacular pudding fit for formal presentations. A shallow platter is filled half with fragrant saffron-yellow rice pudding and half with white rice pudding, and the surface is decorated with ground cinnamon. The yellow part of the dessert, zarda ‘yellow’, is well known in the neighboring countries. Besides, judging from the many references to zarda in The Arabian Nights, it seems to have been a favorite dish among people in the Middle Ages. The combination of the wh