Friday, 19 June 2015

Lebanese Semolina Cake (Nummoora)

Lebanese Semolina Cake (Nummoora)
Ingredients
2 cups Semolina
1/2 cup Desiccated Coconut
2 cups Curd
½ cup Sugar
125g Melt Butter
1 tsp  Baking powder
1/2 tsp Soda bi carbon
Almonds and Pistachio powder for garnishing
2 cups cool Ater syrup ( Made from 1 cup sugar,  2 cups water, 2 tsp rose essence and 1 tbsp lime juice.. Boil all the ingredients together for 5 to 7 minutes to make a syrup.)

Method
Mix together the semolina, coconut , curd sugar, butter,  soda bi carb and baking powder. Let it stand for 15 minutes. Spread the mixture evenly in a well greased baking tray. Add Almonds on top and  bake in a 180 degrees  oven until cooked through and lightly brown on top for 50 minutes in a pre heated oven. Remove from the oven and while still hot cut diagonal lines through the cooked mixture to make diamond-shaped slices, and then pour the cool Ater (syrup) over the top. Sprinkle Pistachio powder on top. Serve hot or cold  with whipped cream         (optional).