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Sambali Recipe


Sambali Recipe Sambali Recipe Sambali Recipe Sambali Recipe


  • 2 cups semolina,
  • 1,5 cup plain yogurt,
  • 1 cup sugar,
  • 1 tsp baking soda,
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice,
  • 6 raw peanuts.

For syrup;

  • 2 cups sugar,
  • 2 cups water, at room temperature,
  • 1 slice of lemon.


  1. For syrup combine water and syrup together in a deep pan,
  2. Cook, constantly stirring, until the sugar melts and the syrup starts to boil,
  3. Add lemon slice and lower the heat, cook 15 mins. (you don’t need to stir at this point),
  4. For the cake beat yogurt and sugar together in a deep bowl,
  5. In a small bowl combine baking soda and lemon juice together,
  6. Add the mixture into the yogurt mixture and stir well,
  7. Add semolina and mix together,
  8. Por the batter into a greased 20*26 cm baking dish,
  9. Wet your hand and flatten top of the batter,
  10. With a sharp knife make rectengular slices,
  11. Halve the peanuts and set on the slices,
  12. Bake in  a 170 C degrees pre-heated oven until golden,
  13. Remove from the oven and wait 3 mins. to cool a little bit, then pour the syrup over the cake,
  14. Set aside until the cake absorbs all the syrup.

Bon appetit…


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