Anise Syrup (حبة حلاوة, Habet Hlawa) is an Algerian drink.
- 1 cup of anise seeds
- 12dl of water
- Sugar cubes
- Pour water into a saucepan, add in the sorted anise seeds and bring to a boil on medium heat.
- Turn off the heat and leave to infuse covered for 30 minutes.
- Add the sugar as desired and bring to boil on medium heat again while monitoring until the syrup drips into a thin stream.
- Filter a second time.
- Let it cool and bottle. Serve with sparkling or still water according to preference but very cold.