Friday, February 25, 2011

Savoury Semolina Cake

This is a classic Recipe adopted from Anjum Anand's book New Indian....wow I did bake it and loved every bite of it ....v healthy and nutritious recipe to try u can use any vegetables you like but the actual recipe she did add onion and I omitted it ..here goes the recipe..just follow the exact recipe and u have have this just like that and serve it with Spicy Green Chutney  :)

Ingredients

1 Cup Semolina

1/2 cup curd

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup Frozen peas

1 Small Carrot (peeled and grated)

1/2 tsp ginger grated

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

1/2 tsp Turmeric powder

1/2 tsp Bi carbonate Soda

For Tempering

2 tsp oil

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds

1 tsp White Sesame seeds + 1 tsp for Sprinkling

Method
  • In Wide Mixing bowl pour in Semolina , yogurt , water, frozen peas , grated carrot, ginger, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • For Tempering : Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, mustard seeds when it starts to Splutter add white sesame seeds and fry well add this to the mixing bowl and then add bi carbonate soda mix well and Pour it in a Greased Cake tin  and sprinkle sesame seeds evenly and Bake it immediately .
  • Preheat the oven to about 200'c  and bake it  for about approximately 30-35 Min's or till golden and cooked on top and leave it to cool . Slice and serve with Spicy Green Chutney ...Just yummy I  am already having a bite here....

76 comments:

  1. ohhh...droooooling here...wonderful n tempting..

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  2. Savory Semolina cake looks delicious I love it perfect for tea.

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  3. fantastic cake. a perfect tea time snack

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  4. Nice one...we too loved it, I made them cupcake style...

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  5. Looks very divine.. No wonder you loved every bite of it!

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  6. I too make this and ofcourse the same recipe source as urs....looks just perfect....

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  7. Wow, that looks wonderful, I love the texture and color both :)

    US Masala

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  8. Looks fantastic...Specially love the color...Im trying this out next week!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  9. cake looks wonderful...love the texture ...yummy
    Super Yummy Recipes

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  10. That looks good... and have to say the texture seems amazing...

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  11. Love the color and texture sushma. will make a perfect tea time cake.

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  12. Fantastic idea, a quick delicious snack.

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  13. This really sounds delicious and it looks nice as well. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  14. Cake looks amazing..something different and unique than usual cakes...love the color and texture...thanks for sharing!
    Have a nice weekend dear!

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  15. Such a fantastic savory cake! Sounds easy and yummy...

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  16. Excellent Sushma thank you. I'm going to go and cook this right now for supper.

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  17. Excellent recipe dear,love the texture and color..

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  18. Loved the cake..
    Savoury cake!! I am definitely going to try it.
    Thanks.

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  19. Thanks everyone for dropping by and leaving ur lovely feedback:)

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  20. No doubts, this will make a great snack for any time :-)

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  21. This cake looks very tasty and healthy with peas.A great way to snack.

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  22. I made it and it was delicious. I used a mixture of spelt and polenta rather than semolina and added an egg, but the rest was pretty much as you stated. Thank you.

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  23. Great loaf and i am sure it tasted awesome from its looks..

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  24. Thanks for Dropping by and leaving ur lovely feedback:)
    @Choclette .....Thanks for trying and I am glad to know tht u liked it a lot:)

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  25. Cake looks absolutely marvellous Sush..prefect tea time snack..

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  26. I like Anjum Anand's Cookery shows too,her recipes are simple and full of flavours... Sushma,love the way you have done..yummy!

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  27. That cake must be delicious! I love how it looks.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  28. Cake with Semolina looks so spongy. Very tempting dish.

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  29. Semolina cake looks awesome. Would love to try it out soon.
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  30. Caker version of Upma.. Love it !

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  31. i have been meaning to give this recipe a try for so long, looks fantastic!

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  32. That makes a good snack. It's colourful too.

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  33. Wow.. new to me.. it looks so nice and fluffy.
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  34. the cake looks tasty Sushma... Mu mein paani aa gaya :)

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  35. sushma this looks wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwww - it is bookmarked !

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  36. Thanks so much for dropping by and leaving ur lovely comments...much appreciated:)

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  37. This definitely has my mouth watering! What a beautiful cake!

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  38. wow this looks great new to me a little like American cornbread

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  39. i love Anjum Anand and have been meaning to try this one for ages. Looks good.

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  40. Semolina cake sounds great sush ,never tasted it though .Good pictures.

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  41. Looks absolutely mouth watering.

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  42. wat a fantabulous recipe...thanx dear for sharing..:D
    Tasty appetite

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  43. very nice kind of cake, love that its savory..Kid is doing fine, slowly he is adapting to a routine..

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  44. this cake really looks delicious sushma

    hope u enjoy weekend take care see u soon

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  45. Awesome cake, looks absolutely deliciousand mouthwatering....

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  46. wow!! sush, cake looks yummylicious. perfect with a cup of tea.

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  47. This looks very tempting... must try...

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  48. Hi Sushma. Its a great recipe I would like to try.But I do not have conventional oven. can you suggest how to cook it over microwave over?

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  49. Dear anonymous,it depends on your microwave,i had tried doing a cake just once in it and kept it for 5-7 min on a high....and allowed it to cool for 5 min and then served it..it had become really nice...

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  50. What lovely presentation for an equally delicious dish! Love to try it your way:)

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  52. Semolina cake looks so good. Golden brown color is so inviting.

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  53. wow...
    this looks gr8 dear...
    have bookmarked it :)

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  54. A savory cake? I've never done taht before but I'm intrigued. It looks delicious!

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  55. nice recipe...looks sooo good!!

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  56. Love the texture,so spongy and colour is awesome too

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  57. Wow sounds amazing,wish i could have one piece!!!

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  58. Wonderful cake..sounds excellent, very healthy and looks yum!

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  59. Thanks so much everyone for leaving ur lovely feedback :)

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  60. Nice unique recipe. Makes me think of a dhokla for some reason! Would love to have a slice of this.

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  61. looks delicious my dear....should get back to my baking soon:)

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  62. Yummy!!!lovely colour bread

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  63. Delicious... this one looks like haandvo.

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  64. what a lovely idea - bookmarking and making this weekend - I was just scrolling through your recipes, Sushma and you have some wonderful ones - looking forward to checking back often and please do visit my site and love to have you following my site :)

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  65. Yumm Bake.Easy-made Semolina Cake Dear.Awesome!

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