Recipe: Tasty Egyptian style basbousa

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Egyptian style basbousa.

Egyptian style basbousa You can have Egyptian style basbousa using 9 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Egyptian style basbousa

  1. Prepare 500 g (3 cups) of medium grind white semolina (semeed basbousa).
  2. Prepare 150 of g(2/3 cup +1tbspn melted butter or ghee).
  3. It’s 50 of g(1/3 cup sweetened dessicated coconut).
  4. You need 150 g (1 cup) of whole milk).
  5. Prepare 1/3 cup of sugar syrup.
  6. It’s 250 of g(1/1/2 cup granulated sugar).
  7. Prepare 1/4 cup of nuts of choice(i use peanuts).
  8. It’s 1 cups of light sugar syrup(1 cup sugar+1 lemon juice+1/1/2 cup.
  9. It’s of Water,boil for 10mins on low medium heat.

Egyptian style basbousa step by step

  1. Here are all you need.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine together the semolina and melted ghee, stirring really well with a rubber spatula, to coat the semolina grains with the ghee or butter. It is very important to make sure that every grain is well coated, as this step reduces gluten formation which can result in a tough basbousa..
  3. If desired, process the coconut in a food processor or spice grinder until very fine. Stir into the semolina/butter/ghee mixture until well combined, then in a bowl add your warm milk+sugar syrup+granulated sugar,stir till dissolved or micrwave it to allow the sugar melt.
  4. After adding your coconut mix very well,and pour in ur warm milk mixture.
  5. Mix well,and pour into a greased baking tray.
  6. Top with nuts of choice,and bake at 200C for 22 to 27 mins.
  7. As soon as the basbousa comes out of the oven, quickly pour the cooled Light Sugar Syrup all over the basbousa. The syrup should soak in, in a matter of a few minutes. Once soaked in u can serve and enjoy.
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