- 1 cup freshly grated coconut
- 1 cup semolina (sooji)
- 125 grams butter
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 4 Eggs
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (maida)
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
Most Middle Eastern sweets are prepared with semolina and they taste very different than those made with flour. Semolina gives desserts a soft and delicate taste. This semolina cake is very easy to make and is uniquely delicious in taste.The texture of this cake is perfectly moist at the center and is crispy at the top. Cardamom and roasted coconut contribute to the delicious taste of the cake.
As with other wheat grain, semolina contains gluten which is not safe for those suffering from celiac disease. Still, you can include semolina in your diet as it has numerous health benefits. Semolina helps in maintaining the blood sugar level more effectively. It helps in weight loss and is absorbed by body at much slower rate. Keep your body healthy and fit with this amazing wheat flour.
How to make Semolina Cardamom Cake
Semolina based cake is somewhere similar to the texture of sweet corn bread. This dish has been traced back to the Egyptian dish Ma’mounia. Today it is enjoyed in Turkey, Greece, Jordan, Egypt and Israel.