Namoura with Yogurt Recipe

Namoura with Yogurt Recipe

Ingredients:

1-3/4 cups yogurt
2 cups semolina
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons rose water
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 tablespoons tahine
slivered almonds to garnish
Sugar syrup for topping

Preparation:

1. In a large bowl add yogurt, semolina, sugar, rose water and baking powder. Mix well. In an 8×8 dish add tahine. Brush all over the bottom and sides of pan. Carefully pour the batter into the pan and smooth the top. Cut into squares or lozenges then press an almond into the middle of each piece. Leave aside to rest for at least one hour.

2. Pre-heat oven to 375F and allow to bake 30-40 minutes or until cake is golden. Remove from the oven and carefully pour syrup on top and all to soak for at least 2o minutes.

Yields: 10 servings