Savory Semolina Cake

Savory Semolina Cake

Everyone here knows how much I love baking and everyone here knows how calorie rich baking is and that I am trying to desperately lose some weight... As a result I am always always on the lookout for some healthy baking recipes. So when I stumbled upon this Savory Semolina Cake recipe I knew I had to try it out and I am so glad I did....

It was so nice, a little nutty and crispy from the outside and soft from inside... the taste was like a mix of dhokla and upma... both things the things that I really like.... It was just yum and its fully guilt free

Savory Semolina Cake
Savory Semolina CakeEveryone here knows how much I love baking and everyone here knows how calorie rich baking is and that I am trying to desperately lose some weight... As a result I am always always on the lookout for some healthy baking recipes. So when I stumbled upon this Savory Semolina Cake recipe I knew I had t...

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    Ingredients

    Semolina/rava/sooji/cream of wheat [I used the fine variety a little roasted]
    1 cup
    Yogurt (I used the proboitic low fat one) plain
    1 cup
    Salt, sugar (I skipped the sugar alltogether)
    Turmeric a
    pinch
    Baking soda (I used baking powder)
    1 tsp
    Water
    1/4 cup
    Sesame seeds (for topping)
    For Seasoning:
    Oil (I used 1 tsp)
    1.5 Tbsps
    Mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp
    Onion, finely chopped
    ½ cup
    Chopped coriander leaves (I added a handful of curry leaves too)
    ½ cup
    Shredded cabbage
    1/3 cup
    Finely chopped green chillies ( I put 2 as ojas after taking out little batter out for ojas)
    1
    Grated ginger
    ½ tsp
    Shredded carrots (u can use whatever veggies u like or are available)
    ½ cup

    Steps

    1. Preheat the oven to 375 F and grease a baking pan (I used a loaf pan)
    2. Take a large bowl and mix together the semolina, yogurt, salt, sugar until incorporated. Let it sit aside.
    3. Heat the oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, onions, green chillies, ginger until the onions have sautéed. Add the carrot, coriander leaves, and cabbage and cook for a minute or two.
    4. Add this to semolina mixture and mix well. Add little water if the mixture is thick.
    5. Add in the baking soda; mix in pour the batter into the greased pan.
    6. Garnish the top with sesame seeds and place it in the oven.
    7. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a knife/toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean..

    So come have a slice with me :)

    Savory Semolina Cake
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