Recipe: Perfect Helba(Eggless Fenugreek seeds cake)

Helba(Eggless Fenugreek seeds cake).

Helba(Eggless Fenugreek seeds cake) You can cook Helba(Eggless Fenugreek seeds cake) using 12 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Helba(Eggless Fenugreek seeds cake)

  1. It’s 100 gms of roasted semolina.
  2. It’s 2 tbspn of fenugreek seeds soaked 4 hours minimum.
  3. You need 2 tbspn of sugar granulated.
  4. You need 1 tbspn of melted butter.
  5. Prepare 1/2 of tspn salt to taste.
  6. It’s 1 tbspn of orange zest/rose water.
  7. It’s 1 tbspn of lemon juice.
  8. You need 150 ml of water.
  9. You need 1 tbspn of dry yeast.
  10. It’s 120 gms of all purpose flour.
  11. Prepare 2 tbspn of olive oil.
  12. It’s 1 tbspn of soaked almonds, raisins chopped.

Helba(Eggless Fenugreek seeds cake) instructions

  1. In a pan/wok, pour 50 ml of water, sugar, orange zest/rose water and lemon juice and bring it to boil till the sugar dissolves.
  2. Once done keep the syrup aside to cool off.
  3. In a wok, take the remaining water and add the fenugreek seeds and bring it to boil.
  4. Lower the heat and cook covered till the seeds are softened and take off heat.
  5. Strain the seeds and reserve the water too.
  6. Next in a mixing bowl, add the semolina, yeast, salt, fenugreek seeds and flour. Mix well.
  7. Add oil and the water reserved after straining the fenugreek seeds to it.
  8. Blend well and knead a soft dough and tuck the same and keep covered for an hour to raise.
  9. After an hour, knead the dough again gently and spread it on a baking tray which is greased with butter.
  10. Spread the dough well and garnish with chopped nuts and raisins(optional).
  11. Make cut marks on the dough to the desired shapes of the cake.
  12. Bake for 20 mins at 180 degree till done.
  13. Pour the syrup prepared on the hot cake and let it cool off.
  14. Cut pieces along the cut marks and store in air tight box.