Carob Juice

Kharoub

Preparation info

  • Serves

    5

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

Nothing quenches thirst quite like an ice-cold cup of kharoub in the sweltering Palestinian summer. Colorful kharoub vendors donning red fezzes (tarboush in Arabic) and carrying great ornate pouring vessels decorated with carnations can be seen wandering through public marketplaces. Dried kharoub can be found in natural food stores or online. Don’t be tempted to substitute carob powder: As one of the women we interviewed, Um Rami, discovered, the