by Christina Julia


Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 6 tablespoons pure ghee
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 3 whole cardamom pods
  • 8 tablespoons coarse semolina
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 50g/2oz sultanas
  • 150g/5oz caster sugar
  • 300ml/10fl oz water
  • 300ml/10fl oz milk


  • Put the ghee in a saucepan, and melt over a medium heat. Add the
    cloves and the whole cardamoms, and reduce the heat, stirring to mix.
  • Add the semolina to the mixture in the pan, and stir-fry until it turns a
    slightly darker colour. Add the saffron, sultanas and sugar to the
    semolina mixture, stirring to mix well.
  • Pour in the water and milk, and cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until
    the semolina has softened. Add a little more water if required.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, and transfer the semolina to a warmed
    serving dish. Serve immediately with cream, chopped nuts and shredded
    coconut, if you like.

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