Sambali | How to make Sambali

By Daisy Gahle  |  27th Aug 2016  |  
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About Sambali Recipe

A delicious Turkish Damascus Dessert made with semolina. It's a sweet cake dipped in sweet syrup.

Sambali is delicious and authentic dish. Sambali by Daisy Gahle is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Sambali is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 15 minutes and it takes 20 minutes to cook it properly. Sambali is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Sambali. Sambali is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Sambali is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Sambali at your home.


Ingredients to make Sambali

  • semolina - 1/2 cup
  • flour - 1/2 cup
  • yogurt -1/2 cup
  • Baking powder- 1/2 tsp
  • baking soda- little less than 1/4 tsp
  • Vanilla - 1/2 tsp
  • For the sharbat:
  • sugar 1 and 1/2 cup
  • water 1 and 1/2 cup
  • lime juice 1 /2 tsp
  • almonds - maximum 10 to garnish

How to make Sambali

  1. For the sharbat or syrup, heat sugar mixed with water and let the sugar dissolve completely, then let it come to boil. At this point, add the lemon juice and mix it well. Keep aside.
  2. For the cake, in a bowl take yogurt and whisk it well. Add sugar and whisk again till the sugar dissolves. Keep whisking and add the flour, semolina, baking powder, baking soda and vanilla simultaneously.
  3. Take a baking dish. Oil it properly. Now put the batter in and let it settle equally.
  4. Now make light square shapes with a knife. Put an almond in the centre of each square.
  5. Bake it in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 20 minutes or until it turns golden brown from both sides. Once baked, let it cool for a few seconds.
  6. Now put the sugar syrup or sharbat all over the cake. Let it fully immerse in this sharbat.
  7. Cut the squares and enjoy!

Reviews for Sambali (1)

Kaajal Asrani2 years ago

in ingredients u mentioned flour but u didn't use it in recipe.......?

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