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Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker with Cranberries.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker with Cranberries.

Fill it.Shut it.Forget it. Used be the baseline for a very popular brand of motorcycles in India.The idea being to promote the fuel efficiency. That’s the idea behind this Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker.

To be able to make a cake using the same dictum seemed beyond the pale. But my mom had convinced me it could be done. We used to make this cake a lot when i was a kid. I always loved it !

Since we don’t get much exercise these days owing to the owing to our lifestyles, I make sure that we stick to the formula of “Taste and Health”. This fits right into that box. This cake is eggless, fat free and contains no refined flours.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker
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Rava | Semolina Cake

May 27, 2020
: 6
: 35 min
: 35 min
: 70 min
: Low

I use dried cranberries. However one can use almost any kind of dry fruits to make it interesting for themselves. This recipe is so easy almost anyone can bake this cake.

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Ingredients
  • 2 cups rava|semolina
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1.5 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 sliced almonds.
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 kilo salt. ( The quantity is correct. You can reuse the salt later)
Directions
  • Step 1 Start by preheating the cooker. Put a stand into it and put the salt into it.
  • Step 2 Let it heat for a while. Keep the flame high. Keep the top closed but not sealed. Meanwhile lets prepare the cake mix.
  • Step 3 Blend milk, sugar and ghee in a mixer until it has a smooth texture.
  • Step 4 Transfer the items into a bowl and add the curd. Mix Well.
  • Step 5 Add the Rava, vanilla extract and baking soda. Mix Well.
  • Step 6 Add the dry fruits. Mix Well.Make sure the final mixture is not too watery. Else the cake will not hold together.
  • Step 7 Make sure the cake pan has butter paper at bottom to avoid sticking.
  • Step 8 Put some dry fruits into the cake-pan.
  • Step 9 Pour the Rava mixture into the cake tin on top of the dry fruits.
  • Step 10 Sprinkle some dry fruits on top as well. That way you will have dry fruits all over the cake.
  • Step 11 Bake in the preheated pressure cooker for an hour on a medium flame.
  • Step 12 Switch off the flame. Open the cooker and leave it to cool.
  • Step 13 Once it cools, use a knife to separate the cake from the edges of the cake pan.
  • Step 14 Invert the pan into a plate. Gently pull the pan out.
  • Step 15 Enjoy your Cranberry Semolina| Rava Cake 🙂

Cranberry Cake Semolina | Rava recipe with pictures

Tips

The cake has a nice golden texture owing to the roasted Rava/Semolina. I personally like using dry fruits in my cake. They add a distinct flavor. However, they are not mandatory. I use dried cranberries. However one can use almost any kind of dry fruits to make it interesting for themselves.

You can have this as a light tea time snack or as dessert. If you wish to have it as dessert then just make the cake sweeter. In my case i have kept the sugar a bit on the lower side. Needless to mention kids just love this cake.

Start by preheating the cooker. Put a stand into it.Put the salt into it. Let it heat for a while. Keep the flame high. Keep the top closed but not sealed. Meanwhile lets prepare the cake mix.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

Combine milk, sugar and ghee in a mixer.Blend until it has a smooth texture

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

Transfer the items into a bowl and add the curd. Mix Well.
Add the Rava, Vanilla extract and Baking soda. Mix Well.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

Add the dry fruits. Mix Well.Make sure the final mixture is not too watery. Else the cake will not hold together.
Make sure the cake pan has butter paper at bottom to avoid sticking.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

Put some dry fruits into the cake-pan.
Pour the Rava mixture into the cake tin on top of the dry fruits.Sprinkle some dry fruits on top as well. That way you will have dry fruits all over the cake.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

Bake in the preheated pressure cooker for an hour on a medium flame.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

Switch off the flame. Open the cooker and leave it to cool.
Once it cools, use a knife to separate the cake from the edges of the cake pan.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

Invert the pan into a plate.Gently pull the pan out.

Rava cake recipe with pressure cooker

There! Your fill it, shut it, forget it cake is ready! Cut and serve with tea/coffee. You can store this in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.If you want to know anything about Indian recipes do feel free to reach out via the comments. We will try and share with you.

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