How to make Persian Cake -

A rich orange flavoured cake made with almond flour, refined flour and semolina.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Almond flour, Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Persian Cake

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Persian Cake Recipe

  • Almond flour 1¼ cups

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup

  • Semolina (suji) ½ cup

  • Butter for greasing

  • Pistachios chopped ¼

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom powder ½ teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Zest of 1 orange

  • Rose water 2 tablespoons

  • saffron strands few

  • Milk as required


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C. Grease a baking tin with some butter.

Step 2

Mix together almond flour, refined flour, semolina, pistachios, baking powder and cardamom powder in a bowl.

Step 3

Cream together castor sugar and eggs in another bowl till light and fluffy. Add yogurt and beat till well mixed.

Step 4

Add flour mixture and fold in till well combined. Add orange zest, rose water and saffron and fold in well. Add little milk to adjust the consistency.

Step 5

Pour batter into the prepared tin, place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 30-40 minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.

Step 6

Cut into wedges and serve.

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