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This is another recipe for halva, my mum's recipe. It's one of the most common desserts in Greece and perfect for a lent. You can add in it raisins, almonds, pecan, pine nuts, its up to you!
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- 1Brown the semolina in the oil on medium - high heat stirring continuously for 3 minutes.
- 2Add the sugar, the nuts (if using) and continue stirring for another 4 minutes.
- 3When the semolina has taken a brown colour add the hot water. (Be careful, there are bubbles and steam!)
- 4Turn the heat down and continue stirring until the mixture is very thick and its pulls away from the sides of the pan as stirring.
- 5Spoon into a bundt pan, on in small bowls and unmol onto a platter on onto individuals plates.
- 6Sprinkle with more nuts and cinnamon.
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Nutritional Facts for Greek Halva (A Semolina Pudding)
Serving Size: 1 (119 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 18
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 280.7
- Calories from Fat 109
- Total Fat 12.2 g
- Saturated Fat 1.6 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 1.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 41.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
- Sugars 27.7 g
- Protein 2.3 g