Sochivo made from rice

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Christmas eve - the night before Christmas. Necessarily according to tradition, Christians eat sochivo is a traditional Lenten dish that is prepared on Christmas eve. According to legend the one who will taste sochivo, will live happily all year. The main ingredient can be wheat, barley, buckwheat, barley. But we are more used to rice, we'll cook from it. Supplements can be quite different to your taste. The dish must be juicy, it will achieve, thanks to the honey pouring. Happy New year and merry Christmas!

Ingredients for Sochivo made from rice

Step by step instruction of cooking Sochivo made from rice

Шаг 1

Spread the mixture on a plate in the form of a ring, or a bowl covered with cling film. Put a little pressing with a spoon. Then the ring is removed, and if the bowl, flip onto a plate. From top to spread out the candied fruit, optional - to decorate.

Шаг 2

Pre-boiled crumbly rice in salted water, so it is completely cooled. I took a pic of TM Mistral Kuban pilaf, white round.

Шаг 3

Meanwhile, to prepare additive. Soak the raisins in warm water for 3 minutes, drain, dry with paper towel. To cut to the size of a raisin, any nuts ( I had peanuts). Also chop the apricots, prunes, candied fruit.

Шаг 4

Squeeze of orange juice, add thick honey, good RUB with a fork. If the honey is liquid, then it is necessary to abandon the orange juice.

Шаг 5

Mashed honey in orange juice, add the lemon juice. You can take lemon juice to taste, may need two tablespoons. Also, if honey is liquid, it is better to add lemon juice to taste. Otherwise, a lot of liquid.

Шаг 6

When the rice TM Mistral is completely cool, add raisins, prunes, dried apricots and nuts. Stir well so that everything is evenly distributed. Do not knead, so that the rice has not lost integrity.

Шаг 7

Add to the mixture honey dressing, again mix gently.