Amaranth Fruit and Nut Pudding

This dessert is popular with kids. Because of its high protein content, it can be used as a part protein addition to any vegetarian meal.


2 cups amaranth, boiled in 4 cups of water until tender
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup sultanas (also known as golden raisins)
1/2 cup ground almonds
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon lemon juice
ΒΌ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pinch of ground cardamom


  1. Mix together all the ingredients in a big sauce pan and cover.
  2. Heat on high to a boil and then reduce to medium
  3. Simmer gently for about fifteen minutes.
  4. Pour mixture into one large serving bowl or individual bowls.
  5. Chill for 1 hour and serve cold.
  6. Serves 4

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