Water (1 cup) Almonds half (cup for garnishing) Step 1: First of all, add nutmeg, bay leaves, ginger powder, black pepper, green cardamom, and cloves in a grinder and grind well until it turns into a powder form. Step 2: Now take out these ground spices in a bowl and add lemon, 1 cup of water and two tablespoon oil to it and mix it well.
· The festival would hardly be unusual if it weren't in Saudi Arabia, typically stereotyped as a nation of stern, unsmiling hardliners. "The common perception is that Saudis don't have a funny bone," Yaser Bakr, a festival jury member and founder of the kingdom's first comedy club, told AFP. "Saudis love to laugh.