Attar " Syrup" Middle East, Palestine

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Recipe by Palis Favorites

This is a very simple attar (syrup) recipe used with many middle eastern/ Palestinian desserts!!

Top Review by Nasseh

I prefer orange blossom water over rose water so this syrup was perfect for the homemade donuts. Made for Ramadan Tag 09.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar and water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add lemon juice and boil for 7 more minutes.
  3. When cool, add orange blossom water. (This is optional, I never add it to my syrup).
  4. Makes approximately 2 cups of attar (syrup).
  5. *To make Thin Attar (syrup), follow the recipe, using 1 1/2 cups of water instead. This will make about 2 1/2 cups of attar (syrup).

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