Category: Main Dishes

Origin: Lebanon


For how many people: 6 – 8

Preparation time: 20 min

Cooking time: 0 min


Story of the recipe or story of the chef:

This is super easy to prepare for a last-minute dessert.



List of ingredients:

  • 2 pomelos
  • 3 red, sweet pomegranates
  • 100g dry almonds
  • 2 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange blossom water
  • 1 orange, juice
  • ½ lemon,  juice


Preparation Mode:

  1. Peel and remove the white membrane from the pomelos and cut into bite-size pieces.
  2. Deseed the pomegranates, wash in water, set aside to drain and dry.
  3. Boil the almonds in water for 5 minutes. Rinse with cold water, peel and split in half. Set aside.
  4. Mix the juice of 1 orange, ½ a lemon and sugar. Stir to dissolve sugar, then add the orange blossom. Set aside.
  5. Assemble in a bowl by alternating the pomelos and pomegranates. Decorate with almonds on top.
  6. Add the juices. Cover and keep in the fridge untill ready to serve.


My top tip:

This simple and healthy recipe can be accompanied with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.