Jallab (Arabic: جلاب / ALA-LC: jallāb) is a type of fruit syrup popular in the Middle East made from carob, dates, grape molasses and rose water.[1] Jallab is very popular in Palestine, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt. It is made mainly of grape molasses, grenadine syrup, and rose water, then smoked with Arabic incense. It is usually sold with crushed ice and floating pine nuts and raisins.[2]

TypeFruit syrup
Place of originLebanon, Palestine, Jordan and Syria
Region or stateLevant
Main ingredientsCarob, dates, grape molasses and rose water
Jallab tea

See also


  1. Jallab – A Refreshingly Sweet Summer Drink in Honest Cooking
  2. "Pomegranate drink with pine nuts and rose water". Taste of Beirut. September 4, 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  • Media related to Jallab at Wikimedia Commons

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