by: anika854, created: 08 Apr 2018, updated: 08 Apr 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

Who doesn’t love Arabic food? With dishes from the Middle East, such as hummus, found in groceries stores around the world, as well as kebabs and shawarmas, being beloved dishes globally – it’s about time someone talked about Arabic desserts. These are very different from traditional cakes and chocolates, however, they are just as delicious.

1. Kanafeh

Kadeh, Kadaif, Kunefe

(Egyptian)

(-Levantine-)

(Turkish)

It is a Middle Eastern cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar-based syrup, typical of the regions belonging to the former Ottoman Empire. It is a specialty of the Levant and adjoining areas ...

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2. Rice Pudding

(American)

The popular pudding is made with long grain rice, milk, sugar, or in Vermont, maple syrup. This may be combined with nutmeg, cinnamon, and/or raisins. The pudding is usually partially cooked on ...

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3. Bastani Sonnati

Saffron Ice Cream

(Iranian)

(-Middle Eastern-)

Bastani Sonnati (meaning "classical ice cream") (Persian: بستنی سنتی‎‎), or simply Bastani, is a Persian ice cream made from milk, eggs, sugar, rose water, saffron, vanilla, and pistachios. Salep is also sometimes ...

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4. Halva

halawa, haleweh, halava

(Bangladeshi)

(Indian)

(-Middle Eastern-)

(...)

It is a sweet dish and a very common traditional dish of many countries such as Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, the Balkans, ...

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5. Maamoul

Ma'amoul, Mamul, Maamul

(Jordanian)

(Lebanese)

(-Middle Eastern-)

It is an ancient Arab dessert filled pastry or cookie made with dates, pistachios or nuts such as walnuts (occasionally almonds), figs.

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6. Potato Pancake

(European)

(-Middle Eastern-)

It is a shallow-fried pancake of grated or ground potato, flour, and egg, often flavored with grated garlic or onion and seasoning.It is a cuisine of many European and Middle Eastern century-old ...

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7. Bread Pudding

(-Worldwide-)

Bread pudding is a bread-based dessert popular in many countries' cuisines, including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Belgium, Canada, Cuba, France, Germany, Ireland, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, Slovakia, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, India (Double ...

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