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Kutia Wigilijna


1 cup cracked wheat or bulgur
2 cup hot water
1/2 cup poppy seeds
1 cup honey
2 cup water
1 tsp salt
1 festive spirits

Soak wheat in about 2 cups of hot water for 30
minutes. Bring to a boil and cook covered until
tender. Mix in poppy seed.

Cook honey with remaining 2 cups of water for 20
minutes. Cool and serve with wheat and poppy seed


* Christmas Eve Kutia -- This recipe could be used as
part of a 12-course meal known in Polish as Wigilia,
or on its own. Wigilia is eaten after sundown on
Christmas Eve. Yield: Serves 4-6.

* For added enjoyment a liberal amount of festive
spirits may be added. In Poland the festive spirit is
usually called Spiritus, which is grain alcohol.

: Difficulty: easy.
: Time: 1 hour.
: Precision: Approximate measurement OK.

: Original recipe passed down through the generations
and translated from Polish into English (with a few
mods) by Edward Chrzanowski : MFCF, University of
Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada :
[email protected] or

: Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust


Servings: 4



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