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Basbousa with Yogurt Recipe

Basbousa with Yogurt Recipe

Basbousa with yogurt is one of the most famous restaurants desserts in the Middle East. This recipe consists of tahini, ghee, milk, semolina, yogurt, water, and syrup.


1 tablespoon tahina
½ cup ghee or 100 g, softened
1 tin NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk or 397 g
1 teaspoon baking powder
2½ cups semolina or 400 g, grain
½ cup yogurt or 125 ml
1 cup water or 250 ml

For the syrup:

1½ cups sugar or 300 g
1 cup water or 250 ml
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon rose water


Grease a 28cm x 24cm baking tin with the tahina.

Combine ghee, NESTLÉ® Sweetened Condensed Milk and baking powder and stir well. Add semolina, yogurt and water and stir until well combined.

Pour and level mixture into the prepared baking tin. Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 35 minutes or until top is golden.

Remove from oven and pour all over the cooled syrup. Set aside to cool into a room temperature, cut into square shape and serve.

To prepare the syrup:

Add sugar and water to a saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer for 6-8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and rosewater.

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