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Tharippola - Semolina Cake

Tharippola - Semolina Cake

Ingredients :

Serves: 4

A Muslim Dish.

  1. ½ tbsp + ½ tbsp ghee
  2. ½ tbsp sultanas (kishmish)
  3. ½ tbsp unsalted cashewnuts
  4. 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  5. 1/3 cup sugar
  6. 100 gms semolina (sooji/rava)
  7. 3 white cardamoms, powdered

Method of Preparation :

  • Heat ½ tbsp ghee in a pan, add sultanas and fry till they puff up. Remove from pan, drain and set aside. Add cashewnuts and fry till golden brown. Set aside pan.
  • Beat eggs and sugar well in a bowl till light and fluffy.
  • Add semolina and beat again to make a paste.
  • Stir in cardamom powder and reserved sultanas and cashewnuts with ghee.
  • Heat remaining ghee in a pan, add to semolina paste and mix well.
  • Cover pan with a flat lid which has a ridge and cook for 30 minutes with hot coals on the lid and low heat below. You can also bake it in an oven pre-heated to 1800 C (3500F) for 10 -15 minutes.
  • Cool, unmould and serve.
Tharippola - Semolina Cake

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