This is a traditional Goan cake made with semolina,cashewnuts and coconut.
The ingredients have to be soaked for 5-6 hours,and then baked in a slow oven.
This cake tastes better,and tastier as it becomes stale.
Do, try this recipe and post in your comments
For the recipe now
1 cup rawa/ semolina/ sooji
2 cups grated coconut
1/4 cup coarsely ground cashewnuts
3 egg yolks
3 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
50 gm butter
1/2 tsp. nutmeg powder
1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
1/2 tsp rose essence
1/4 cup raisins
1 tsp.baking powder
Heat the water and sugar till sugar melts.
Next add the butter , rawa and all the ingredients except the egg whites.
Mix well,cover and allow to rest for 5-6 hours.
After the resting time , beat egg whites till stiff and fold in to the rawa mixture .
Pour the mixture into a well greased or lined tray. Bake in a 170C oven till done ( 35-40
My suggestions :Raisins soaked in sherry,rum,/brandy will add flavor to the cake
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