Basbousa with Almonds & Coconut

Serve this amazing Basbousa Cake with Almonds & Coconut at your dinners and evening tea. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #PakolaFullCreamMilk

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Prepare Sugar Syrup:

  • Sugar 1 & ½ Cup
  • Water 2 Cups
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Lemon juice ½ tbs

Prepare Basbousa Cake with semolina & almonds:

  • Badam (Almonds) ½ Cup
  • Anday (Eggs) 4
  • Sugar ½ Cup
  • Sooji (Semolina) sifted 2 Cups
  • Khopra (Desiccated coconut) 1 Cup
  • Dahi (Yogurt) ½ Cup
  • Pakola Full cream Milk 1 Cup
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) ½ Cup
  • Baking powder 2 tsp
  • Makhan (Butter) melted ¾ Cup
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Badam (Almonds)


Prepare Sugar Syrup:

In a saucepan,add sugar,water and mix well,bring it to boil & cook until sugar is dissolved.

Add green cardamom,lemon juice,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes (one string consistency).

Let it cool.

Prepare Basbousa cake with semolina & almonds:

In a grinder,add almonds,grind coarsely & set aside.

In a bowl,add eggs,sugar & whisk well until sugar is dissolved.

Add semolina,desiccated coconut,coarsely ground almonds,yogurt,milk,all-purpose flour,baking powder (sift with the help of sifter),melted butter,vanilla essence & mix until well combined.

Grease 10-inch baking dish with butter,pour prepared batter,spread evenly and tap few times.

Decorate with the whole almonds,cover with cling film & let it rest for 20-30 minutes.

Bake in preheated oven at 200C for 30 minutes.

Remove basbousa from the oven,cut into desired shape and immediately pour prepared sugar syrup while it is still hot.

Let it rest for 30 minutes or until syrup is absorbed then serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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