Aish El Saraya – Middle Eastern Dessert – Recipe by Food Fusion

You have to try this new dessert recipe called Aish El Saraya which we discovered on our recent trip to UAE. Make it and share some smiles with your friends, family and neighbours #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #Pakistanicooking

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Prepare Ashta (Cream Layer):

-Doodh (Milk) 2 Cups

-Cream 1 Cup

-Sugar 4 tbs or to taste

-Maida (All-purpose flour) 2 tbs

-Cornflour 2 tbs

-Rose water 1 tbs

Prepare Caramel Syrup:

-Sugar 1 Cup

-Nurpur butter salted 2 tbs

-Water 1 & ½ Cup

-Rose water 1 tbs

-Lemon juice ½ tsp

-Bread slices 8 large

-Nurpur Butter salted


-Soan papri optional for garnish

-Pista (Pistachios) chopped



Prepare Ashta (Cream Layer):

-In a wok,add milk,cream,sugar,all-purpose flour,cornflour,rose water & whisk well.

-Turn on the flame & cook on low flame until it thickens (4-5 minutes) & set aside.

Prepare Caramel Syrup:

-In a saucepan,add sugar & cook on very low flame until sugar caramelizes & turns brown & stir gently pan in between to mix.

-Add butter & mix well.

-Add water,rose water,lemon juice,mix well & cook for a minute & set aside.

-Trim bread edges & generously apply butter on both sides of bread slice.

-In frying pan,add bread slices & toast from both sides until golden brown & crispy then cut into small cubes.


-In a serving cup,add toasted bread cubes & pour prepared caramel syrup on it while it is still warm.

-Press gently & let it soak for 5 minutes.

-Add & spread prepared ashta & refrigerate until chilled.

-Garnish with soan papri,pistachios & serve chilled!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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