Greek halva (Semolina pudding)

    1 hour 15 min

    Here we will not make the traditional halva recipe but another version which is lighter with fewer calories. It is done in no time.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 1 litre water
    • zest of 1 lemon
    • 250g sugar
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 200g coarse semolina
    • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

    Prep:7min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Place in a heavy pot the water, the zest, the sugar and the olive oil. Bring to the boil. Remove from heat when the bubbles start.
    2. Add the semolina and mix well with a wooden spoon. The mixture should be thick. Pour half of the semolina mixture into a pudding mold. Stir the cocoa into the remaining half, mixing well. Place the cocoa mixture on top of the white semolina mixture.
    3. Let it cool for 2 to 3 hours at room temperature before serving. Enjoy it.

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