This is a very traditional Turkish dessert with a history behind it. You can check the historical part out from here and here.
- 1 cup of uncooked whole wheat
- 1/2 cup of uncooked chickpeas
- 1/2 cup of uncooked kidney beans
- 1/3 cup of uncooked rice
- 1/2 cup of raisins
- 10 dried figs
- 15 dried apricots
- zest of an orange
- 2 cups of granulated sugar
Soak wheat, chickpeas, and kidney beans in different cups for 10 hours over night.Next day, drain the water of beans and take them different pots. Add 6 cups of boiling water to the wheat, 2 cups of boiling water to the chickpeas, and 2 cups of boiling water to the kidney beans. Bring the them to boil and turn the heats down to low.Cook wheat around 2 hours or until it is mushy. Add 1/3 cup of rice and 2 cups boiling water to the wheat's pot. Cook it until rice is soft. Add boiling water if necessary. Cook chickpeas and kidney beans until they are soft. Add chickpeas and kidney bean to the wheat's pot. Chop figs and apricot. Add orange zest,raisins, figs, and apricots. Stir, cook until fruits are soft around 10 minutes. Add sugar to the pot and turn the heat off.
With these ingredients, you will have a big pot full of pudding.
Apportion the pudding into small serving dishes and serve it warm or cold. Could be decorated with walnut, cinnamon, pomegranate, hazelnut, almond, pistachio, sesame seeds, etc.