Soji Recipe (Selomina Pudding): Traditional Indian Dessert
500g semolina or Tasty Wheat
2 sticks cinnamon
1 litre boiling water
½ tin condensed milk
1 tin nestle cream (optional)
1ml ground nutmeg
30g raisins (optional)
5ml cardamon powder (elachi powder)
1 teaspoon food coloring
Heat a thick base saucepan, add the semolina and fry until it is brown.
Stir continuously to prevent the semolina from burning.
Empty the browned semolina into a bowl and keep aside.
Melt butter into the saucepan; add the two cinnamon sticks to the butter.
Stir continuously for approximately 2 minutes.
Add the brown fried semolina to the heated pot and stir, mixing it well with the melted butter
Add the boiling water, salt and stir well.
Allow to simmer on low heat till all the water evaporates and the semolina is well puffed out.
Add the condensed milk, the sugar and the cream if opted for and mix well.
Add food coloring if desired.
Sprinkle the nutmeg, cardamon powder and the almonds and mix well.
Leave on low heat till ready to serve
By: Yoveshine Pillay