Rajin চৌধুরী’s Semolina cake (Hreesa or Basbosah in the Middle East ) variant
1 + 1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 + 1/4 cup semolina
1 + 1/4 cup yogurt
1 + 1/4 cup flour
2 pack baking powder
Tinny grated lemon shell
1 tbsp + 1 tsp vegetable oil
2 cup + 1 tbsp + 1 tsp granulated sugar
2 + 1/2 cup water
Juice of 1/2 lemon
# Boil 2 cup sugar with 2 cup + 1 tbsp water, then add lemon juice, boil for 5 minutes together and wait for cooling down.
# While it cools down prepare the dough.
# Mix the sugar and eggs by a blender.
# At first add yogurt and oil, then flour, baking powder, semolina, grated lemon shell, and mix.
# Pour the mixture on a oven tray which you greased too much.
# Bake for 25 minutes in 175 C (F 347) oven.
# Pour the cold syrup on the hot cake.
# Rest it 5 hours at least, cut into squares and serve.
-You could always add raisins, almonds etc in the dough!
-sprinkle shreded coconut over the top of the cake once baked