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halawet el jibn

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  • • 1 cup of akkawi cheese (a famous salty cheese).
  • • 1 cup of braided cheese.
  • • 1 cup of water.
  • • 1/2 a cup of sugar.
  • • 1/4 a cup of rose water.
  • • 1 cup of semolina.
  • For the stuff: • Cream.
  • For decoration: • Syrup. • Rose jam. • Grinded pistachio.


Step 1

• Put water and sugar in a pot on heat, then leave it until boiling.

Step 2

• Add semolina flour and flip until it becomes solid, then add rose water and grated akkawi cheese with continuous fast flipping until the ingredients of cheese becomes overlapped and melted.

Step 3

• Leave the dough until being cool, then put it in 2 plastic papers and spread it like an oblong shape.

Step 4

• Cut the dough like oblongs or squares, then fill it with cream and then wrap it.

Step 5

• Row cheese halva pieces in the serving plate, then sprinkle them with a little of syrup, and then decorate it with rose jam or grinded pistachio.


By AleppoFood team

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  1. posted by Victor Bozadjian on July 24, 2013


    When do you use the braided cheese?
    And what can i Use instead of Akawi cheese? Would mozzarella work? I can also buy the cheese curds they use to make the braided cheese, would that work?

    Please let me know, i had this desert once, and i just love it.

  2. posted by By AleppoFood team on July 27, 2013

    Hi Bozadjian
    you must use Akawi cheese to prepare halawet el jibn
    any another type of cheese doesn’t work

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