Gris-Halva – recipe with photo, Bulgarian cuisine
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Cooking Time:
40 min.
Recipe Yield:
1 kg
Medium recipe

This recipe is the basis of gris-halva. Often ground nuts are added to halva, you can also add dried fruits or candied fruits. If your children do not like semolina, try making gris-halva for them - maybe they will change their mind.

Recipe Ingredients

Semolina 160 g
Butter 40 g
For Syrup
Sugar 200 g
Water 500 ml
Lemon 1 pcs
Ground Cinnamon 0.5 tsp

Cooking Recipe

For the gris-halva recipe, you need to fry semolina until golden brown in vegetable oil. In a separate bowl, boil the syrup with the addition of lemon zest and ground cinnamon.

When the cereal is fried, add butter and boiling syrup. Mix everything well and cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Ready gris-halva, put it into molds and cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar when serving.