Preparation Time 10 min
Cooking Time 10 min
Persons 4


Boil water, add the salt and corn flour and stir constantly for 8 minutes. Then turn off the heat. Add the olive oil, the raisins, the figs and nuts and stir for 2 more minutes. Pour the mixture evenly into four dinner plates and sprinkle the sesame seeds on top, covering the whole surface. Finally add the petimezi. The dish can be served either warm or cold.


Nutritional Value

Adding currants and nuts like almonds and walnuts increases the antioxidant content and the content of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids of the dish.



In the past, breakfast and dinner for children was mainly porridge, especially during cold winter days. In the area, it is believed that porridge is the food that provides the human body with 7 advantages: Heat, Nutrition, Satiety, Digestibility, Assimilative Capacity, Detoxification and pH Regulation. Porridge has been consumed since the time of Homer. Nowadays, it is not only a homemade recipe but it can also be found in stores.


Source: John D. Lyras


  • 4 cups of water
  • 4 tablespoons of corn flour
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of coarse salt
  • ½ cup of raisins (currants)
  • ½ cup of nuts (almonds, walnuts)
  • 4 tablespoons of sesame
  • 4 tablespoons of petimezi