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Halawet el Jibn

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If you’re in the mood for something sweet and cheesy, then you’ll want to try Halawet el Jibn. This dish is made with shredded cheese, milk, and semolina flour, and it’s usually served with a drizzle of honey. It’s the perfect snack or dessert, and it’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

What is Halawet El Jibn made of?

Halawet el Jibn is an Arabic word that means a sweet made with cheese. This delicious sweet basically is a traditional Syrian dessert that is made of cheese, semolina, and sugar. It is often served with syrup or honey.

What type of cheese Halawet el Jibn made with?

Halawet el jibn is a type of cheese made with cow’s milk. It is a white cheese with a smooth texture and a mildly sweet flavor. Halawet el jibn is used in many Middle Eastern dishes, such as kibbeh and fatayer.

However, if you don’t have that type of cheese don’t worry, you can use mozzarella, ricotta, or feta.

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How to make Halawet el Jibn?

Ingredients

  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Semolina
  • Sugar syrup
  • Rose water
  • Blossom water
  • Crushed almonds
  • Cream

Directions

  • Let’s prepare our delicious sweet Halawet el Jibn. First, in a pan on low heat, add 500 ml water, and 200 grams of sugar. Stir until the sugar melts. It’s better to use a wooden spoon.
  • Second, After the sugar melted well, add 750 grams of mozzarella cheese. Keep stirring until the mozzarella melts and becomes like a dough.
  • Third, add gradually 270 grams of soft semolina. Stir permanently until you get a real dough and all the water is gone. Add 1 tbsp of blossom water, 1 tbsp of rose water, and 2 tbsp of sugar syrup. Stir well for about 10 minutes.
  • Next, take the cheese dough and spread it on a flat surface, and make a rectangular. It’s better to use a rolling pin.
  • After that, add some cream on the edge of the dough then roll it. Make it like rolls filled with cream. Cut the rolls into small pieces.
  • Finally, you can add some crushed almonds and honey above the rolls. Cheers!!!

Halawet el Jibn

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 40 min Rest Time 5 min Total Time 1 hr Servings: 6 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. First, in a pan on low heat, add 500 ml water, and 200 grams of sugar. Stir until the sugar melts. It’s better to use a wooden spoon.

  2. Second, After the sugar melted well, add mozzarella cheese. Keep stirring until the mozzarella melts and becomes like a dough.

  3. Third, add gradually soft semolina. Stir permanently until you get a real dough and all the water is gone. Add blossom water, rose water, and sugar syrup. Stir well for about 10 minutes.

  4. Next, take the cheese dough and spread it on a flat surface, and make a rectangular. It’s better to use a rolling pin.

  5. After that, add some cream on the edge of the dough then roll it. Make it like rolls filled with cream. Cut the rolls into small pieces.

  6. Finally, you can add some crushed almonds and honey above the rolls. Cheers!!!

     

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