We break the Yom Kipour fast with subya. It is also a principal drink in morning feasts and celebrations.

Ingredients: (For 1 lt Subya)

  • 2 Cups Melon Seeds (Washed And Dried)
  • 4 Cups Water
  • ¾ Cup Sugar
  • 50 Cm Muslin


  • Pulverize melon seeds then blend with water and sugar at high speed for about10-15 minutes until the mixture turns white.
  • Place the muslin in a bowl. Pour the mixture into the muslin.
  • Form it into a sack.
  • Slowly ad done cup of water and squeeze the extract from the muslin.
  • Discard the husks. Taste and add more sugar if needed.

Note 1:

  • Collect the seeds from sweet melons throughout the year.
  • Wash them in colander and dry them completely.
  • Store in jar.

Note 2:

  • Prepare two hours before serving.
  • For 3 lts of subya , 6 cups of melon seeds are needed.
  • Subya will last a maximum of 2 days before it sours.