Danish Rye Cereal
Combine all ingredients except raisins, ricotta and sugar in saucepan; mix well.
Heat to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook, covered, for 1 hour.
Stir occasionally; add more water, if needed, to prevent scorching.
During last 15 minutes of cooking time, add raisins.
Top each serving with a dollop of ricotta cheese and sugar, if desired.