Suji Cake | How to make Semolina Cake |Rawa Cake

Suji Cake or Semolina Cake is very light, sweet and spongy recipe. Easy to digest and have goodness of Semolina (suji/rawa). Boost your kids immunity with all-time favorite cake recipe, now with nutrients. Semolina cake is know by various name in India like Suji Cake or Rawa Cake.

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Semolina Cake is soft, spongy and sweet prepared from semolina along with curd and milk with richness of dry fruits and tutti frutti.
4.67 from 3 votes
Total time : 1 hour 20 minutes
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Cake is all time favorite, either you are young or old. Age is not the factor but nutrition is! We all are worried when our kids eat so much of cake. But what if it is made up of various nutrients which are essential for them.

Further, help us to serve you better by rating this recipe. We all are familiar with Ingredient Semolina. But most of us don’t know nutrients in it. So lets check out before you cook Semolina Cake.

5 benefits of eating Suji Cake | Rawa Cake| Semolina Cake

  1. Energy: Semolina/ Rawa has large amount of carbohydrates, which gives us energy for work or carry out heavy activity. Kids require more energy as compared to us because have many physical activities to carry out in whole day. Semolina cake will be best option.
  2. Iron: Rawa/ Suji helps to prevents iron deficiency. Iron are necessary to carry out production of hemoglobin which carries oxygen to body cell. One cup of Semolina is 8% of daily requirement of iron.
  3. Cholesterol: Fiber rich diet helps to prevent heart diseases. Semolina supports heart by lowering LDL which is bad cholesterol, blood pressure and overall inflammation. Also, it has large amount of selenium prevents Infections and boost immunity system.
  4. Diabetics: Semolina flour ranks at top choice for diabetic person as it has low GI. As compared to white flour, it is digested and absorbed in the stomach and intestines at a lower rate. As a result, diabetic person have control over blood sugar levels more effectively.
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Semolina Cake

Semolina Cake is soft, spongy and sweet prepared from semolina along with curd and milk with richness of dry fruits and tutti frutti.
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine World
Servings 5 Serving
Calories 497 kcal

Ingredients
  

INGREDIENTS FOR SEMOLINA CAKE / SUJI CAKE

Instructions
 

STEPS FOR MAKING SEMOLINA CAKE / SUJI CAKE

  • Take a mixing bowl; add 2 cups of semolina to bowl.
  • Add 1 cup of milk to the semolina in bowl.
  • Now, mix well the above mixture. You can use spatula or hand mixture.
  • Furthermore, let the above mixture to rest for 30 minutes
  • Additionally, take another bowl. Add ½ cup of all purpose flour to it. Add 1 teaspoon baking powder and ½ teaspoon baking soda.
    Note: I am using strainer here for two reasons 1) to get rid of any mods in flour 2)to create volume in flour.
  • Next, Mix well the above dry mixture.
  • Take ⅓ cup of milk and add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to it. And keep it aside.
    Note: This is for fermentation, you can also use buttermilk for this but I prefer making it instantly.
  • Now, after 30 minute of resting, bring back the semolina mixture. Mix it again with spatula.
  • Add ½ cup of oil to the mixture and 1 ½ sugar. Mix them well for 5 minute
  • Afterwards, add the dry mixture of all purpose flour to it & mix again.
  • Next, add the butter milk prepared to the above mixture but in small proportion and keep on mixing.
    Note: Buttermilk is added in small proportion progressively to have good fermentation.
  • At last when you finish, add some dry fruits to mixture and mix it for last time 🙂 Top it with some dry fruits.
  • Finally, Ahhh! you mixture is ready to go.
  • Grease the baking tray with oil and pour the mixture to tray.
  • Pre-heat oven and bake the cake for 40 mins at 180 ° Celsius Or 356 ° Fahrenheit.
    Note: You can also make it in Kadai/ sauce pan with lid, just grease the pan with oil and pour the mixture and cover it with lid. Cook it at low flame for 40 to 50 minute.
  • After 40 minutes are over take a tooth pick and check if its cooked properly, if not cooked leave it for next 10 minutes
    Note: Tooth pick or fork is used to check the cake. Simply you have to dig it in mixture and remove out. If its surface is clean it means its cooked. Be careful with hot surface. 🙂
  • After, its cooked remove the tray and allow it to cool.
  • Later, with help of knife separate the edges of cake from tray and invert it upside down on chopping board or any flat surface.
  • Your cake is ready. Enjoy it with loved ones.
    semolina cake

Nutrition

Serving: 5piecesCalories: 497kcalCarbohydrates: 67gProtein: 10gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 300mgPotassium: 251mgFiber: 2gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 660IUCalcium: 110mgIron: 2.8mg
Keyword Rawa Cake, semolina cake, Suji cake
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How to Make Suji Cake / Semolina Cake

  • Firstly, take a mixing bowl; add 2 cups of semolina to bowl.

Semolina

  • Add 1 cup of milk to the semolina in bowl.

Milk in semolina

  • Now, mix well the above mixture. You can use spatula or hand mixture.
  • Furthermore, let the above mixture to rest for 30 minutes

Soda to flour

  • Additionally, take another bowl. Add ½ cup of all purpose flour to it. Add 1 teaspoon baking powder and ½ teaspoon baking soda.
  • Note: I am using strainer here for two reasons 1) to get rid of any mods in flour 2)to create volume in flour.

flour strainer

  • Next, Mix well the above dry mixture.

all pourpose flour

  • Take ⅓ cup of milk and add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to it. And keep it aside.

milk lemon

  • Note: This is for fermentation, you can also use buttermilk for this but I prefer making it instantly.
  • Now, after 30 minute of resting, bring back the semolina mixture. Mix it again with spatula.

rawa cake making

  • Add ½ cup of oil to the mixture and 1 ½ sugar. Mix them well for 5 minute
  • Afterwards, add the dry mixture of all purpose flour to it & mix again.

Suji cake making

  • Next, add the butter milk prepared to the above mixture but in small proportion and keep on mixing.
  • Note: Buttermilk is added in small proportion progressively to have good fermentation.

Semolina cake mixture

  • At last when you finish, add some dry fruits to mixture and mix it for last time 🙂 Top it with some dry fruits.

Semolina cake mix

  • Finally, Ahhh! you mixture is ready to go.

BAKING SEMOLINA CAKE

  • Firstly, grease the baking tray with oil and pour the mixture to tray.
  • Pre-heat oven and bake the cake for 40 mins at 180 ° Celsius Or 356 ° Fahrenheit.
  • Note: You can also make it in Kadai/ sauce pan with lid, just grease the pan with oil and pour the mixture and cover it with lid. Cook it at low flame for 40 to 50 minute.
  • After 40 minutes are over take a tooth pick and check if its cooked properly, if not cooked leave it for next 10 minutes
  • Note: Tooth pick or fork is used to check the cake. Simply you have to dig it in mixture and remove out. If its surface is clean it means its cooked. Be careful with hot surface. 🙂
  • After, its cooked remove the tray and allow it to cool.
  • Later, with help of knife separate the edges of cake from tray and invert it upside down on chopping board or any flat surface.
  • Your cake is ready. Enjoy it with loved ones.

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