5 Portion Magic Cake

5 Portion Magic Cake

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Learnt this from my mom, she learnt it from her aunt. All time Favorite at home, my children love it.

5 Portion Magic Cake recipe - How to make 5 Portion Magic Cake

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 to 12 pieces
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1 cup semolina (rava)
3 cups milk
1 cup ghee
3 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup powdered almonds (badam)
1/2 cup powdered cashewnuts (kaju)
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
3-4 saffron (kesar) strands to be soaked in 1 tsp milk
1 tbsp ghee to grease the plate

  1. Place a kadhi on the stove and add sooji to it.
  2. Roast the sooji till it gives a nice roasted aroma or turns light brown.
  3. Keep aside the roasted sooji and allow it to cool.
  4. Preferably the sooji should be a fine one or else you may dry grind the roasted sooji to have a fine powder.
  5. Place a deep tawa or a kadhi, let the stove be on low flame and add milk, ghee, sugar, crushed badam cashews and the roasted sooji, keep stirring the content.
  6. Add the cardamom powder and the saffron soaked milk and keep stirring.
  7. Keep stirring and do not allow the lumps to appear.
  8. Take a plate and grease it with ghee.
  9. Keep stirring till the content leaves the kadai and get rolled like a ball without sticking to the kadai.
  10. Pour the content to the greased plate. Allow for about 5-10 minute to settle, or put it in fridge to cool.
  11. Cut into small pieces and take out the pieces after the content cools down.