Whole Wheat Pudding (Egyptian Ashora)

READY IN: 8hrs 20mins
SERVES: 10-12


  • 1
    cup wheat, grains
  • 1 - 1 12
    liter water
  • 3
    cups milk, plus 1/2 cup milk (for the starch)
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
  • 3 -4
    teaspoons starch
  • 1 - 1 12
    cup sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon vanilla


  • boil the wheat grains in the water , then leave it overnight to cool down, so that the grains can absorb all the water they need to open up.
  • add the milk, whipping cream, sugar, vanilla and heat up till sugar dissolves completely, you can taste some to determine if it is sweet enough.
  • dissolve the starch in 1/2 cup of cold milk then add to the heating mixture, boil altogether.
  • pour into your serving cups and leave to cool, you can serve them as soon as they are just warm, not hot, or you can cool them in the fridge for couple of hours before serving.
  • it is great as it is, but if you like you can put some toasted almond flakes, hazelnut, shreded coconut, or simply sprinkle some cinnamon.