From Sahlab To Karak, 7 Middle Eastern Drinks That Will Keep You Warm This Winter

Middle Eastern Hot Beverages

Get cozy with a book and these hot beverages to make your winters feel good. 

A hot drink made from a starchy orchid root, Sahlab is sweetened and flavoured with cinnamon.


Green tea infused with fresh mint leaves. Some prefer it sweetened generously with sugar. 

Moroccan Mint Tea

A luxurious and aromatic beverage that combines the richness of milk with the exotic essence of saffron.

Saffron Milk

Hailing from Yemen, Adeni tea is a spiced black tea infused with cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon, often sweetened with sugar or honey.


 A traditional Middle Eastern beverage made by infusing milk with the warm and aromatic flavor of cardamom.

Haleeb Ma' Hal

Black tea infused with warming spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Sweetened with sugar, it's a comforting beverage in Iraqi households.

Iraqi Tea

This herbal tea, enjoyed hot or cold in warmer seasons, possesses a unique red hue and a subtle tartness reminiscent of cranberries but with a milder flavor.


Sip these elixirs to keep yourself warm this winters.