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Egyptian Sobia Drink

Sobia is a starchy, milky sweet coconut drink, that is really a thirst quenching drink.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Egyptian
Servings 6


  • 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


  • Grind the rice to fine powder.
  • Combine water and rice powder in a bowl and let it set for at least six hours in the fridge.
  • Add the rice water and the rest of the ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend very well – might take you 3-4 minutes until well combined.
  • Strain with cheese cloth, coffee filter or tea strainer.
  • Chill and serve.