Heavenly Semolina Pudding with Milk: A Traditional Turkish Dessert

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Semolina Dessert with Milk
  • Serving: 4-6
  • Prep time: 3::0 h
  • Cook time: 30 m
  • Ready in: 3:30 h
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Embark on a sweet culinary journey with our Heavenly Semolina Pudding with Milk, known in Turkey as Sütlü İrmik Tatlısı. This delightful dessert is a staple in Turkish households, cherished for its creamy texture and subtle sweetness. Made with simple ingredients like milk, semolina, and sugar, it’s a comforting treat that’s both easy to prepare and irresistibly delicious. Perfect for family gatherings, special occasions, or as a sweet end to any meal, this semolina pudding is a timeless classic that will transport your taste buds to the streets of Istanbul.

Savor the sweet simplicity of our Milk Pudding Recipes, a collection that brings together a variety of creamy, comforting, and delicately flavored desserts, perfect for any time indulgence!


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Nutritional Values

1600 kcal
25 g
40 g
300 g
1 g
200 g


  • Instructions

    1-In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.

  • 2-Add the semolina to the melted butter and sauté, stirring continuously, until it's lightly golden.

  • 3-Slowly pour in the milk while continuing to stir, ensuring no lumps form.

  • 4-Add the sugar and keep stirring until the sugar is fully dissolved.

  • 5-Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens and reaches a pudding-like consistency. This should take about 15-20 minutes.

  • 6-Once the pudding has thickened, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

  • 7-Pour the pudding into individual serving bowls or a large serving dish.

  • 8-Allow the pudding to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled and set.

  • 9-Before serving, garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon or crushed pistachios.

  • Conclusion

    Our Semolina Pudding with Milk offers a perfect blend of simplicity and flavor, making it a beloved dessert in Turkish cuisine. This semolina pudding's creamy and velvety texture, combined with the rich taste of milk and the subtle fragrance of vanilla, creates a dessert that's both satisfying and elegant. Whether you're new to Turkish desserts or a long-time fan, this semolina pudding is sure to be a delightful addition to your dessert repertoire.

Smart Tips

  • Consistency Check: Keep an eye on the consistency while cooking. The pudding should be creamy but not overly thick.

  • Stirring Technique: Constant stirring is key to preventing lumps and ensuring a smooth texture.

  • Sweetness Level: Adjust the amount of sugar to suit your taste. You can reduce it for a less sweet pudding.

  • Serving Variations: Serve the pudding warm or chilled, based on your preference. It's delicious both ways.

  • Flavor Twists: Experiment by adding orange zest or rose water for a different flavor profile.

  • Storage: Store any leftover pudding in the refrigerator, covered, to maintain its freshness.

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