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5 from 7 votes

Egyptian Sobia Drink

A cold refreshing coconut starchy drink for hot summer days.
Prep Time10 mins
soaking time6 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 3 people
Author: Amira


  • 2 Tablespoons dry uncooked rice.
  • 1 Cup water.
  • 1/4 Cup sugar- more or less depending on your liking.
  • 1/4 Cup powdered milk.
  • 2 Cups coconut milk.
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder.


  • Start by grinding the rice to fine powder.
  • In a bowl combine water and rice powder, let it set for at least 6 hours in the fridge.
  • In you blender, add the rice water and the rest of the ingredients together.
  • Blend very well - might take you 3-4minutes until well combined.
  • Strain with cheese cloth, coffee filter or tea strainer.
  • Chill and serve.