Sobia: A Traditional Thirst-quenching Hijaz Drink In Ramadan

2021-05-05 | By arabnews | 6 Hits

Tue 20210504 2359 JEDDAH Ramadan is marked by plenty of local traditions in Saudi Arabia with food and drinks specially prepared during the month including the refreshing beverage sobia Made from simple items found in every kitchen the drink is believed to have found its way into the Hijaz region through Egyptian pilgrim caravans that arrived there centuries ago It has gained popularity among Hijazi families over time and become the goto homemade Ramadan drink due to its thirstquenching properties and taste Due to high demand sobi >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

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Sat, 08 May 2021 02:00 | Hits : 4 | SA

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Sat, 08 May 2021 02:00 | Hits : 3 | SA

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Sat, 08 May 2021 02:00 | Hits : 4 | SA

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Sat, 08 May 2021 02:00 | Hits : 5 | SA

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Sat, 08 May 2021 02:00 | Hits : 4 | SA

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Sat, 08 May 2021 02:00 | Hits : 5 | SA

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Sat, 08 May 2021 09:00 | Hits : 4 | SA

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Sat, 08 May 2021 02:00 | Hits : 4 | SA

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