beverages

Egyptian Sobia

Quench your thirst with Sobia, the sweet, milky, vanilla flavoured coconut drink considered the most popular beverage of the month of Ramadan. Ingredients are blended with cooled, cooked rice resulting in a comforting, thick texture that lends itself to a dessert.
15 min
PREP TIME
30 min
COOK TIME
6
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS 4 SERVINGS

  • 1/2 cup (125 milliliters) short-grain rice
  • 2 cups (500 milliliters) water
  • 3 1/2 cups (875 milliliters) whole milk
  • 2 cups (500 milliliters) Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 milliliters) sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons (7 milliliters) Pure Vanilla Extract

Preparation

  • 1 Place rice in fine mesh sieve. Rinse under cold water until water runs clear. Transfer to small bowl. Add cold water to cover. Let stand 2 hours. Drain well.
  • 2 Bring 2 cups (500ml) water to boil in medium saucepan. Add rice. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, until water is completely absorbed, about 25 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool rice completely.
  • 3 Transfer cooled rice to blender container. Add milk, coconut milk, sugar and vanilla. Blend on high speed until smooth. Strain mixture through cheesecloth and discard any remaining solids. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve. Serve over ice in tall beverage glasses.

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