Basbousa | How to make Basbousa

By silpa jorna  |  11th Oct 2015  |  
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About Basbousa Recipe

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

Basbousa is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by silpa jorna teaches how to make Basbousa step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Basbousa in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 8 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Basbousa at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Basbousa takes few minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Basbousa is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Basbousa is a good option for you. The flavour of Basbousa is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Basbousa and impress your family and friends.


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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