Homemade Egyptian Wheat pudding (Ashura) Recipe

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Authorbaidoone
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time1 hrCook Time1 hrTotal Time2 hrs

 1 lbs (500 grams) wheat or barley, washed
 0.880 lbs (400 grams) of sugar
 1 teaspoon cinnamon
 1 tablespoon cornstarch
 1 tablespoon rice, washed
 Water for boiling
 2 cup whipping cream
To serve:
 Roasted nuts
 1 cup whipping cream

1

Put wheat or barley in a deep saucepan and cover with 1.2 inch (3 cm) of water.

2

Put it on a high heat until it boils then let it boil for another 3 minutes.

3

Drain wheat or barley and wash again.

4

Return the wheat to the pot and cover the pot with fresh water as before.

5

Add the rice and leave the mixture to boil again for 10 minutes.

6

Leave to cool completely and then place in the refrigerator overnight.

7

Bring ashura from the fridge and Place it again on medium heat and let it boil until the grains are completely soft.

8

If ashura is thick at this stage, add some hot water.

9

Add sugar and cinnamon to the ashura, and leave to simmer on low heat.

10

Dissolve Cornstarch in two tablespoons of water and added to the ashura, stirring continuously to avoid any lumps.

11

Leave to cool completely and then add the whipping cream and pour it into serving dishes or cups.

To serve:
12

Garnish with cream and roasted nuts.

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Ingredients

 1 lbs (500 grams) wheat or barley, washed
 0.880 lbs (400 grams) of sugar
 1 teaspoon cinnamon
 1 tablespoon cornstarch
 1 tablespoon rice, washed
 Water for boiling
 2 cup whipping cream
To serve:
 Roasted nuts
 1 cup whipping cream

Directions

1

Put wheat or barley in a deep saucepan and cover with 1.2 inch (3 cm) of water.

2

Put it on a high heat until it boils then let it boil for another 3 minutes.

3

Drain wheat or barley and wash again.

4

Return the wheat to the pot and cover the pot with fresh water as before.

5

Add the rice and leave the mixture to boil again for 10 minutes.

6

Leave to cool completely and then place in the refrigerator overnight.

7

Bring ashura from the fridge and Place it again on medium heat and let it boil until the grains are completely soft.

8

If ashura is thick at this stage, add some hot water.

9

Add sugar and cinnamon to the ashura, and leave to simmer on low heat.

10

Dissolve Cornstarch in two tablespoons of water and added to the ashura, stirring continuously to avoid any lumps.

11

Leave to cool completely and then add the whipping cream and pour it into serving dishes or cups.

To serve:
12

Garnish with cream and roasted nuts.

Homemade Egyptian Wheat pudding (Ashura) Recipe

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