Haressa (farina sweet)


  1. 2 cup farina or smeed
  2. 1/2 cup yogurt
  3. 1/4 cup warm milk
  4. 3/4 cup butter room temperature
  5. Dash salt
  6. 1/4 teaspoon mahlab
  7. 1/4 teaspoon Arabic ground gum miska
  8. 2 tablespoon sugar
  9. 1/2 package dry yeast
  10. Topping
  11. 21/2 cup any kind nut chopped
  12. 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  13. 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  14. 1 tablespoon melted butter
  15. 3 tablespoon powder sugar
  16. Splash water
  17. 2 cup simple Syrup or attar hot


  1. Mix farina with butter look and feel like wet sand cover and leaves overnight

  2. Dissolve the yeast in 2 the warm milk, add the yogurt and the yeast mixture to the smeed with all the ingredients do not knead you will have a mixture thick moist

  3. Place the mixture on well greased pan flats the top with wet spoon with water then mix all the toppings and add on top the mixture cut into squares

  4. Bake at 350 f for 40 minutes until golden

  5. When you get out of the oven pour the cold simple syrup over it

  6. Let it cool completely at least 6 hours before you enjoy

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