How to make Revani – Turkish Semolina Cake

Posted on Sep 20 2018 - 1:28pm by kumar
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Serves: 8 People

    Ingredients to make Revani – Turkish Semolina Cake :

  • Rava or Semolina – 1 Cup
  • Maida or Refined Flour – 3 tbsp
  • Sugar – 2 Cups
  • Eggs – 3 Dahi or Yoghurt – 1 Cup
  • Vanilla extract – 2 tsp
  • Baking Powder – 1 tsp
  • Olive Oil – 4 tbsp + 2 tbsp
  • Lemon zest – 1 tsp
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp
  • Water – 1 cup

    How to make Revani – Turkish Semolina Cake :

  • In a heavy bottomed vessel, heat 1 Cup sugar and water together till the sugar is melted and the syrup comes to a boil.
  • Turn the heat down and let the syrup simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the lemon juice and simmer for 5 minutes.Turn off the heat.Let the syrup cool completely.
  • Oil the cake tin well with 2 tbsp Olive oil. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C.
  • Whisk the eggs and 1 Cup sugar together till the sugar is melted. Add the olive oil and yoghurt. Mix well.
  • Add the semolina and flour. Mix well. Add the baking powder. Mix well.
  • Add the vanilla extract, lemon juice and lemon zest. Mix well. Pour the batter into the oiled cake tin.
  • Bake for about 30-40 minutes till the crust just turns golden brown.
  • Use the tooth-pick test to check if the cake is done. While the cake is still hot, pour the cooled syrup onto the cake.
  • Let the cake absorb the syrup completely. Let the cake cool completely.
  • Cut the Revani into squares or diamonds. Crush the pistachios into a coarse powder.
  • Garnish with dessicated coconut and pistachio powder.
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