Greek Halva

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup sliced almonds
  • 1
  • 5
    cups water
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon masticha
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • oil, to coat a pudding mould
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grind the mastica with the teaspoon of sugar until it is a powder.
  • Fry the almonds in a saucepan until they are golden brown.
  • Remove 1/4 of the almonds (to decorate the pudding at the end).
  • Add the semolina to the pan and heat for a minute.
  • Add the water and the sugar and gradually bring to a boil, stirring all the time.
  • When thickened add the mastica and the sugar.
  • When the semolina is ready, it will bubble and be quite thick.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased pudding mould and chill in the fridge for a couple of hours before serving.
  • Turn out onto a plate and decorate with the reserved almonds.
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