Noah’s Pudding

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By Jeremy Round

Published 1988

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One version of a popular Turkish pudding said to have been prepared on the Ark to use up remaining provisions. The wheat – available in most good health-food stores – makes the pudding set into a loose jelly when it is puréed.


  • 9 oz whole grains of wheat
  • 3 oz dry chickpeas
  • 3 o


Soak the wheat, chickpeas and white beans overnight, well covered with cold water, in separate bowls. Strain each and discard the soaking water.

In a large pan, boil the soaked wheat in 3½ pints of fresh water for 3 hours. Leave the wheat in the water that remains. Separately, in two other pans, boil the chickpeas and white beans until tender. Strain, but keep back the liquid in case yo