How to make Suji Cake - Semolina mixed with spiced yogurt and cooked in a pan with temperings

This recipe is contributed by Member Navdisha Gangwani.

Main Ingredients : Semolina, Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Suji Cake

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Suji Cake checkout Vegetable Upma, Rawa Dosai, Suji Aur Dahi Ka Cake, Kuzhi Uppu Paniyaram . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Spinach Rice And Olive Balls, Coconut Rice Fritters, Sweet Potato Snack Gnocchi, Quick Zatar Pizza.

Suji Cake Recipe Card

Suji Cake

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Suji Cake Recipe

  • Semolina 1 cup

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Ginger paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Green chilli paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Soda bicarbonate 1/4 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/4 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Tomato sauce as required

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped

  • Nylon sev as required


Step 1

In a large bowl mix together semolina, yogurt, ginger paste, green chilli paste, turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Add water and soda and mix well.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Pour in the batter and cover the pan and cook on high heat for five minutes and then lower the heat and cook for more five minutes.

Step 4

Open the lid and turn the cake and simmer for ten minutes.Remove and put the cake on a plate.

Step 5

Put sauce on top. Put onions, coriander leaves and nylon sev and cut into small pieces and serve.

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