It is prepared in all regions of Anatolia. In some regions milk or a water - milk mixture is used instead of water. It is generally prepared for religious feasts or days and also at the home of the deceased after a funeral, where it is served to those coming for condolesence and is also distributed to the neighbors.
- margarine - ¾ cups (150 gr)
- pine nuts - 2 tablespoons (20 gr)
- semolina - 2 cups (300 gr)
- water - 2 ½ cups (500 gr)
- Sugar - 1 1/3 cups (240 gr)
Melt the margarine, add the nuts and the semolina and brown them for about 15 minutes until the ingredients change color slightly, stirring all the time. Boil the water in a separate saucepan, add and melt the Sugar. Add the syrup to the semolina, stir and simmer for 10 minutes. Cover with a napkin and let rest for 20 minutes. Toss before serving.