Basbousa | How to make Basbousa

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Created on 11th Oct 2015
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About Basbousa

An arabic sweet made with semolina to tickle your taste buds!

Basbousa, a deliciously amazing recipe to treat your family members. This recipe of Basbousa by silpa jorna will definitely help you in its preparation. Surprisingly the preparations for Basbousa can be done within few minute. Isn't it interesting. Also, the time taken for cooking Basbousa is not very much. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish is definitely going to come out superb! This recipe is almost perfect to serve 8 people.A lot of times making Basbousa can be quite tricky, so the recipe in Better Butter can help you in making it. The aroma which arises while cooking Basbousa is just too tempting. Cooking Basbousaat home might be a little tedious but when your whole family would enjoy the meal, all your efforts would be totally worth it. The recipe can be turned and twisted in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. This recipe of Basbousa is so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe ofBasbousa from Better Butter.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves8People

Ingredients to make Basbousa

  • 2 cups of Semolina
  • 1/2 cup of Butter melted
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 cup of Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup of Milk
  • for syrup:
  • 1 cup of Sugar
  • 1 cup of Water
  • 1 tsp Rose water
  • 1/2 tsp Lime juice

How to make Basbousa

  1. Sift semolina, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl add sugar, milk, egg, butter and mix well with a spoon.
  3. Add semolina mixture to the milk mixture and mix well.
  4. Grease a pan and pour the semolina mixture to it.
  5. Preheat the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes
  6. Bake the basbousa at 180°C for 30 to 35 minutes till the top is lightly browned.
  7. For the syrup: Mix sugar in water and boil till the sugar is totally dissolved and becomes a syrup.
  8. Add rose water and lime juice into the syrup.
  9. While the basbousa is hot pour the syrup on top of it.
  10. After 30 minutes cut the Basbousa into square or diamond shape.

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