Syrian or Lebanese Jallab Drink

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 0 mins

A refreshing simple version of the rose flavoured drink that tastes slightly of sheesha (flavored tobacco).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup chilled water
  • 3 tablespoons date syrup (dibis also called date molasses)
  • 2 teaspoons rose water (I prefer Iranian)
  • crushed ice
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts or 1 tablespoon blanched almond halve


  1. Mix all but nuts.
  2. Top with them.
  3. Enjoy on a warm day or night!


Most Helpful

INTERESTING. very tasty. the nuts were a bit odd & different but not bad. I think I'll go have another one now....made for Ramadan Tag 2010. :)

Elmotoo September 05, 2010

We had this same drink at a new favorite Lebanese restaurant except they used club soda in place of water. When I tested your recipe I used water and it was just as delicious and refreshing. We loved fishing for the pine nuts on the bottom of our glasses! ;) Thanks for posting!

COOKGIRl April 05, 2014

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