Irmik Helvasi(Semolina Dessert)

helva-1

My daughter’s and my friend’s late night request…Well first I said: Can you wait until tomorrow?They said: No We’ve got to eat some dessert tonight,we are craving for irmik helvasi(semolina dessert). I decided to make it .I had no choice, but it is always pleasure to make my baby happy:0)

Ingredients :

1/4 cup medium size semolina,
115 gr unsalted butter,
4 tbsp pine nuts,
4 tbsp shredded unsalted goat cheese( Can be find in middle eastern grocery stores)

Syrup:
2+1/3 cup sugar,
2+2/3 cup water
Preparation:

  • Prepare the syrup cooking water and sugar in a pot and put aside.
  • Melt the butter in a large pot.
  • Add semolina and pine nuts.
  • Stirring constantly, cook on medium-low heat until the color turns to a medium golden shade.
  • Add the warm syrup.
  • Stir until the mixture becomes doughy and leaves the edges of the pot.
  • Turn the heat off.
  • Add the shredded cheese and cover the lid wait for the  cheese to melt.
  • Serve hot or warm.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s