How to Cook Tasty Halva Pudding


Halva Pudding. Halva is a semolina pudding that is sweetened with syrup and studded with nuts and raisins. It is a dessert that has Arabic origins but has been adopted into the Greek culture and is widely served. individual halva puddings with chopped pistachios and dried apricots. Halva is a delicious, traditional dessert made in a many different variations across Greece and throughout the Middle East.

This is a halva pudding that my maman used to make a lot. Keywords: Greek Halva Recipe, Semolina Halva, Greek Semolina Pudding. Post it on Instagram and tag @mygreekdish. You can have Halva Pudding using 11 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Halva Pudding

  1. Prepare 3 3/4 cups of water.
  2. Prepare 1/2 cup of blueberry/ orange juice.
  3. You need 1/4 cup of brandy (I skipped instead used sugar 2 tsp 2 tsp water).
  4. It’s 2 cups of sugar.
  5. You need 1 cup of honey.
  6. You need 5 of whole cloves.
  7. It’s 2 of cinnamon sticks.
  8. You need of For Pudding base -.
  9. Prepare 2 cups of coarse semolina flour.
  10. You need 2/3 cup of chopped nuts.
  11. You need 2/3 cup of light olive oil.

Garnish with pistachios or slivered almonds. Halva is a delicious, traditional pudding made with semolina flour, chopped nuts and sweet syrup – it's charmingly delicate texture is just wonderful! Flavored with aromatic cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. So then I thought of Halva!

Halva Pudding instructions

  1. Add all syrup ingredients to pot, bring up to a low boil and cook for 5 minutes. Move off of the heat until ready to use..
  2. Heat olive oil in pan – a 3qt saucepan fits this recipe perfectly. To taste whether your oil is hot enough or not, simply drop a small pinch of semolina into the pan. When it spits and fizzles, the oil is ready..
  3. )Add the entire amount of semolina to the hot oil and stir well. Continue to cook on low heat for 5-7 minutes stirring frequently. Colour should turn from a pale yellow to a light brown..
  4. Mix nuts, syrup and semolina to combine completely. Continue to cook on low heat for another 3-4 minutes, it will release oil..
  5. Halva Pudding is ready to serve. Garnish with nuts and fruits..

A super, traditional dessert that the Greeks, and others who have tried it, absolutely love. It's simple, delicious and easy to adapt to outdoor cooking. I grew up eating middle-eastern style Halva, kind of like sesame-based fudge, somewhat fibrous, sweet and delicious. Usually sold in blocks (like fudge from a fudge store). If you are a fan of Halva (like me), you will fall in love with this sweet and simple dessert.