Ameh (boiled wheat)

Ameh (boiled wheat)

Servings: 5 people


  • 1 cup of wheat (with shell)
  • 4 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp. of anise seeds
  • Raisins
  • Walnuts
  • Blanched almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Pine nuts
  • Sugar


  1. Boil wheat in 3 cups of water until almost tender. Continue to cook over low heat.
  2. In a separate small pan, add 1 cup of water and 2 tbsp. of anise seeds. Bring to a boil and add the water (without anise seeds) in the large saucepan containing wheat.
  3. Continue to cook until the wheat becomes tender enough to be eaten.
  4. Serve warm or at room temperature in individual portions
  5. Add sugar, nuts and dried fruits according to each individual taste