Friday, October 10, 2008
Nammoura or Namoura is a traditional sweet treat that everyone enjoys, especially kids. As a tradition, people sell it at small carriages on the streets of some Arabian cities. Enjoy Arabic desserts and learn how to make best Namoura.
Cream of wheat, 14 ounces
Butter, 1/4 pound melted
Vanilla, 1 1/2 teaspoons
Baking powder, 1 teaspoon
Baking soda, 1 1/2 teaspoon
Milk, 1 1/2 cups whole
Sugar, 3/4 cup
Almonds, 16 whole raw shelled
Ater (Syrup) 3 cups cold (see recipe below)
Mix well all ingredients except almonds. Pour into pan 9 x 13. Top with almonds (1 per serving, on center).
Bake at 350 20-30 minutes until golden.
Pour atter syrup over namoura immediately.
Ater (Syrup) Recipe
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
2 TB. fresh lemon juice
2 TB. orange blossom water
2 TB. rose water
In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine sugar, water, and lemon juice. Simmer for 14 minutes or until syrup starts to thicken and coats the back of a spoon.
Stir in orange blossom water and rose water, and simmer for 1 more minute. Remove from heat, and let cool to room temperature.
Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
Note: It is important to keep namoura covered to prevent dryness
Recipes related to Nammoura:
Namoura with Yogurt | Namoura Recipe | Basbousa with Pistachio | Basbousa with Almond | Basbousa bil tamr | Basbousa with Yogurt