Christmas Eve "Kutia"
|Wheat berries||1 Cup (16 tbs), soaked in water overnight|
|Water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Honey||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), dissolved in 1/2 cup boiling water|
|Boiling water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Dissolving Honey)|
|Poppy seeds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
|Apples||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
Bring the water and 1 pinch of salt to a boil in a large pan, and then add the wheat berries. Simmer the berries for 4 hours and then set aside to cool.
Place the poppy seeds in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside for 1/2 hour to soak and then drain well.
In the meantime, place the nuts in a small skillet and toast over medium heat, stirring often, until golden and fragrant.
Combine the cooked wheat berries, honey, poppy seeds, toasted nuts and apples in a bowl and stir to combine. Serve immediately.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1100 Calories from Fat 302
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35 g53.4%
Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 18.7 mg0.8%
Total Carbohydrates 181 g60.5%
Dietary Fiber 29.8 g119.4%
Sugars 68.9 g
Protein 30 g60.1%
Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 5.8%
Calcium 53.7% Iron 26.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet