2020-08-13 / test@t

Turkish halva from semolina

Halva is a traditional oriental sweet. An unusual recipe for halva made from ordinary semolina with pine nuts and an accent in the form of orange peel, unusual in taste and ingredients

Turkish halva from semolina
  • semolina 250 g
  • sugar 250 g
  • milk 500 ml
  • butter 120 g
  • pine nuts 60 g
  • lemon / orange zest 1-2 tsp


Step 1
Grind most of the pine nuts. Leave some for decoration.
Step 2
Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add nuts, zest and semolina. Fry until golden brown for 5-7 minutes.
Step 3
Heat the milk until hot, add sugar and stir until dissolved.
Step 4
Pour hot milk into a saucepan, stir and cook for 3-4 minutes, until the semolina absorbs the milk and becomes a little crumbly. Remove from heat, cover and cool at room temperature.
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