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Mamonia (Syrian Semolina Pudding)

Mamonia was our recipe of the month in our Arabic flavor group, a recipe that comes from Syria/Aleppo city.

A combination of smooth semolina pudding topped with cinnamon and nuts, and it is often served with white string cheese and arabic pita bread. A middle eastern traditional breakfast meal in Syria.


The recipe was introduced by the beautiful "Shaam Kayali" (host of the month) from Syria, and that was my entry ,,I should thank her alot for sharing it with us, as it was a worth try :)

Mamonia (Syrian semolina pudding) Ingredients :

3 tablespoons ghee or butter 1 cup coarse semolina 4-5 cups of water (see notes) 1 and 1/2 cups sugar Nuts and cinnamon for decoration

Directions :

In a pot add water and sugar and bring to a boil In another pot melt the butter or ghee Add the semolina to the melted ghee and stir until the semolina is very lightly golden Add the toasted semolina to the water carefully while stirring continuously until the mix thickens Turn off the heat and cover the pot for 10 minutes Serve the Mamounia decorated with nuts and dusting of cinnamon if you like.

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