Sheera Porridge (India)

Sheera Porridge (India)

(4 servings)    Printable Version
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the flour and butter until a paste forms. Saute until slightly browned.

Stir in all remaining ingredients. Mix well. Remove from heat and cover. Allow porridge to set for 5 minutes until water is absorbed.

Distribute warm porridge to serving bowls. Sprinkle with coconut. Enjoy!


This sweet wheat porridge is also great with raisins (2 Tablespoons) and sliced almonds (1 Tablespoon) in place of the coconut. Add them after you remove the pan from the heat.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Bennett for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Sheera Porridge (India)?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 5 votes.


Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom avery (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

That was cool. I was looking for something very different - but still vaguely similar to oatmeal. The consistency was like a thick soup. The flavor was great. Who knew you could do this with wheat flour. Great discovery!

Comment submitted: 9/1/2013 (#16348)



From ajay2113
Rating (out of 5):  

It's a good one.

Comment submitted: 7/9/2007 (#3180)



From anything goes

Hey info. yeah it is! and halwa can be made of anything from almonds to carrots to semolina to chickpea flour among various things.

Comment submitted: 6/18/2007 (#3050)



From boly
Rating (out of 5):  

I love your Indian Porridge. =] This morning, I made myself some and I felt alive again. My tongue went totally insane with instant breakfast pleasure. Thanks for starting my day off with a twist.

Comment submitted: 3/12/2007 (#1795)



From Porridge Lover
Rating (out of 5):  

Hey Info - why don't you provide us with a recepie, since you seem to know it all!

Comment submitted: 12/27/2006 (#1053)



From Lady Gabrella
Rating (out of 5):  

I think that this is a delightful recipe. Why doesn't everyone use this site?

Comment submitted: 11/14/2006 (#718)



From Info

This is not really Indian porridge nor is it Halwa (Indian Pudding). The Indian porridge is made with cracked wheat and milk not flour and Halwa is made with semolina.

Comment submitted: 9/13/2006 (#312)





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