Arabian Gulf Pudding is a tantalizing dessert served throughout the Gulf Countries. Plump sukary dates, freshly ground cardamom and fragrant rosewater make this little dish burst with traditional flavors.
4 cups water
1 can (397 grams) sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1-1/2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup diced dates
1 tablespoon rose water
Whole dates for topping
1. Add water, condensed milk, sugar and cardamom in a 1-quart saucepan on full heat. Bring to a full boil.
2. Add oats and stir. Simmer on low continuously stirring for 5 minutes. Add dates, stir for 1 minute add rose water and stir.
3. Add pudding into serving dishes, add a date then cover and place into refrigerator until serving time.
Yields: 8 servings