Alternative names Samali, Kalon praman[1]
Type Dessert
Region or state Middle East
Main ingredients Semolina, yogurt
Cookbook: Şambalı  Media: Şambalı

Shambali or Damascus honey (Turkish: Şambalı or Şam tatlısı, meaning "Damascus dessert", Greek: Σάμαλι or Καλόν πράμαν (Cyprus)), is a semolina cake very similar to revani. Some of its ingredients are milk or yogurt, molasses, sugar, almonds, lemon juice etc.[1] Sometimes, it is served with fresh clotted milk cream. The reason of its name, Şam (the city of Damascus in Syria), is still unknown.


  1. 1 2 "Καλόν πράμαν ή σιάμαλι". (in Greek). Cyprus Food Virtual Museum. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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