According to an old Swedish tradition and practiced in many homes in America, each person must compose and recite a rhyme before touching the porridge and the one who gets the almond hidden in the porridge will marry during the coming year. The secret to this delicious porridge is to steep the porridge oats in the milk in the fridge, as leaving them overnight makes them lovely and soft so that they cook much quicker. DIRECTIONS. breakfast; Swedish Christmas Porridge December 23. Rub butter over bottom and sides of a 3 quart saucepan. Place rice, water, and cinnamon into the saucepan and bring to a boil. The age-old dish is a hearty, cultural favorite, but takes me over 2 hours to create just because of the traditional rice preparation and endless simmering. Recipe: Swedish rice porridge (risgrynsgröt) December 22, 2014 by Kalle 1 Comment Serving risgrynsgröt (rice porridge) on Christmas stems from an old folk tale to … Combine and refrigerate oats, fruit, walnuts, almonds, and yogurt together ahead of time for a quick and easy For the barley porridge: Gently bring the milk and barley flakes to a boil over medium heat in a medium saucepan. They can also be made the night before and reheated gently in a pan on the hob. Swedish Rice Porridge laborious to make, but glorious to consume. Peel and chop apple. Christmas Swedish Porridge - (Julgrot) Christmas rice porridge (Julgrot) is a part of a traditional Swedish Christmas Eve supper.