Coconut Semolina Porridge


Published: April 7, 2015

Semolina is made from durum wheat, which is high in protein with a low glycemic index – beneficial for individuals looking to lose weight. It is very versatile, often used to make pasta, eaten as a swallow with soups or as a creamy breakfast cereal. Enjoy this coconut flavoured breakfast semolina porridge recipe!

**Note: Coconut milk may be used instead of dairy milk for lactose-intolerant individuals, however it should be noted that coconut milk has a higher calorie content than dairy milk.**


Coconut Semolina Porridge

Serving Size: 2


  • 1/3 cup semolina
  • ½ cup milk or coconut milk
  • 1 cup coconut water (can be substituted with water)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¼ cup grated coconut
  • Grated coconut (for garnishing)


  1. Combine semolina, water, salt, milk, sugar and grated coconut in a small pot and place over medium heat
  2. Stir continuously until it thickens to form a smooth thick paste
  3. Serve in a bowl with a little milk
  4. Garnish with leftover grated coconut

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About Abby Soetan

Abby Soetan is a food lover and chef, passionate about promoting West African culture through cuisine. She is a graduate from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts and the blogger behind Tatashey. When she is not blogging or taking pictures, she enjoys writing short stories. Find her on Instagram @iamtatashey and visit her blog

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