Nummoora is simple dessert recipe famous in the Arab world that children love it. In some regions it is sold on the streets.
- 2 ½ cups semolina
- 2 cups yoghourt
- ½ cup sugar
- ¼ lb (125g) butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 cups cool Atter syrup
- Mix together the semolina, yoghourt, sugar, butter and baking powder. Spread the mixture evenly in a well greased 25 cm (10 in) baking tray and bake in a 350oF (180oC) oven until cooked through and lightly brown on top – approx 50 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and while still hot cut diagonal lines through the cooked mixture to make diamond-shaped slices, and then pour the cool Atter syrup over the top.
- Serve hot or cold, either by itself or with Ushta or whipped cream.
Substituted ½ cup desiccated coconut for ½ cup of the semolina. Decorate each piece with an almond.
Makes: 15 slices, Cooking time: approx 50 minutes.
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