Semolina soji

A rich, buttery semolina dessert.
 
semolina soji

Recipe from: 11 April 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 375
    ml
    semolina
  • 100
    g
    butter
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 4
    green cardamom pods- crushed slightly
  • 1/2
    tsp
    ground cardamom powder (optional)
  • 100
    ml
    sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 1
    pinch
    salt (adjust to taste)
  • 80
    ml
    sultanas or raisins
  • 500
    ml
    milk
  • 80
    ml
    single cream
  • 4
    Tbs
    flaked almonds-toasted
 
 

Method

 
In a medium sized pot on low heat, add semolina and butter. Cook for 5 minutes or until the semolina starts browning, stirring continuously. Allow the grains to get a touch of colour.

Add the cinnamon and crushed cardamom pods, sugar, salt and half the milk.

Turn up the heat to medium and stir well. The mixture will start to thicken after a minute or so.

Add the sultanas, powdered cardamom if using and the rest of the milk. Keep stirring. The semolina grains will start to absorb the milk and may splutter slightly.

Once the liquid has been absorbed, around 10 minutes from the time you added the milk (some prefer a drier soji to others), remove from heat.

Add fresh cream and stir through.

Sprinkle with toasted flaked almonds and add a pat of butter if you wish.

Serve warm.

Reprinted with permission of The Food and the Fabulous. To read The Food and the Fabulous' blog, click here.


 

Read more on: boil  |  recipe  |  dessert
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Mixed bean salad

2014-10-22 13:26
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Selecting lamb
The meat should be a pinky red in colour with a layer of fat that is creamy white.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: @Food24_sa

 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Nourish Cafe

Nourish is a soul-food cafe, with excellent coffee & special teas.

  • Lupa Osteria Westville
    Awesome food, awesome vibe, great service
  • Mano A Mano
    Always enjoy a meal at this restaurant. A perfect local! Good food and fabulous servi...
  • Modo Mio
    Sporadic service. Really fast then when needed really slow. Average food. Strange ...
 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

One day only! – 40% off Appliances!

Get 40% off 100’s of appliances at kalahari.com. While stocks last. Shop now!

Seen something you like in our catalogue?

Find the perfect gift and save up to R5000 – As seen on the catalogue. Hurry and shop now!

Top 20 health books for 2014

Start eating and living a healthy lifestyle using guidelines and tips from these top health cookbooks. Shop now!

Food steamers

Eat healthy with our range of food steamers. Shop now!

Jamie Oliver homeware

Knife sets, blenders, steamers, frying pans and so much more. Shop now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.