Christmas

Kutia Pudding

From Russia, this is a traditional sweet pudding that is served at Christmastime.

  • 2 c cracked wheat
  • ½ c sugar
  • ½ c honey
  • ½ c chopped walnuts
  • ¼ c poppy seeds

Method:
Rinse wheat. Cook in water until done, about ¾ of an hour. Add water during cooking if necessary. Stir during cooking so that wheat will not stick to bottom of pan.

Pour some boiling water over poppy seeds to wash them, simmer them for about 10 minutes in a covered pot. Drain off any remaining water. Mix with wheat, honey, sugar and nuts.

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