Semolina Cake with Fresh Fruits

Semolina Cake with Fresh Fruits

Prep: 45 minutes

Cook: 10 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Dessert

Type: Fusion

This dessert looks as delicious as it looks lovely


  • Semolina (suji) 2 cups
  • Ripe mango, chopped ¼ cup
  • Fresh cherries 6 to 8
  • Lychees, peeled and roughly chopped 6 to 8
  • Kiwi ½
  • Medium pineapple, peeled ¼
  • Ghee 1 tbsp
  • Saffron strands a few
  • Low fat skimmed milk 1½ cups
  • Honey 1 tbsp
  • Scewpine essence (kewda jal) ¼ tsp
  • Fresh rose petals for garnishing
  • Edible flowers for garnishing
  • Gold leaf for garnishing
  • Fresh mint leaves for topping


  • Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Add semolina and roast for a few minutes.
  • Add saffron and 1 cup milk, stir and cook till it thickens. Add remaining milk and cook.
  • Add honey and screwpine essence, mix well and cook till the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  • Place a medium sized greased ring mould in the centre of a serving plate and spoon the semolina mixture into it. Refrigerate till set.
  • Mix together the mangoes, cherries and lychees in a bowl.
  • Peel and slice kiwi into thin rings. Vertically cut the pineapple in half and slice thinly.
  • Arrange the kiwi and pineapple slices on the rim of the serving plate. Top with the mixed fruits. Garnish with rose petals, edible flowers and gold leaf.
  • Gently remove the ring mould, top with mint leaves and serve.