Exotic-tasting salep is perfumed with rosewater and garnished with cinnamon and ground pistachios.
Note: Glutinous rice flour is used in many southeast Asian recipes and can be found at any well-stocked Asian supermarket.
- 2 tablespoons glutinous rice flour (see note)
- 2 cups whole milk
- 4 teaspoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon rosewater
- Ground cinnamon, for garnish
- 2 teaspoons finely chopped pistachios, for garnish
In a small saucepan, combine rice flour and milk, whisking well. Set saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer, whisking constantly. When mixture has thickened, about 2 minutes longer, add sugar and rosewater and stir. Divide salep between two mugs and garnish with cinnamon and chopped pistachios.