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.