Orange Semolina Halva | Kicking Back the Pebbles
Orange Halva
Oil-free, refreshing & zesty halva!
Orange Semolina Halva | Kicking Back the Pebbles
Orange Halva
Oil-free, refreshing & zesty halva!
Servings Prep Time
8bowls 3minutes
Cook Time
12minutes
Servings Prep Time
8bowls 3minutes
Cook Time
12minutes
Ingredients
  • 1cup almond flakes
  • 1500ml water(50.7 Fl.oz)
  • 200ml orange juice (3 medium oranges)(6.8 Fl.oz)
  • 2cups sugar(500 g/1.1 lb)
  • 1 cup coarsely-ground durum-wheat semolina(250 g/0.55 lb)
  • 1/2cup shredded coconut(125 g/0.28 lb)
  • 3tbsp orange zest
  • 1/4tsp pure vanilla powder
Instructions
  1. Toast almond flakes until golden and set aside to cool.
  2. Place everything else in a tall pot and boil on medium heat for 10-12 minutes.
  3. Halva is ready when it starts to thicken, bubble up, and have a porridge-like consistency. Remove pot from heat.
  4. Add almond flakes and stir in gently.
  5. Pour halva into serving bowls or non-stick moulds and let cool completely before placing in the fridge.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. You can sprinkle extra shredded coconut on top before you dig in!
Recipe Notes

You can toast the almond flakes in the oven for 3-4 minutes at 350 °F/180 °C, or on your cooktop for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.


Recipe adapted from magyreuontas.blogspot.gr