Low Fat Basbousa with Yogurt Recipe

The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Low Fat Basbousa with Yogurt Recipe. Enjoy preparing traditional Arabic desserts and learn how to make Low Fat Basbousa with Yogurt.

Preparation time :     15 minutes
Cooking time :     35 minutes

Serves: 20 persons


1 tablespoon tahina
¼ cup ghee or 50 g, softened
1 tin nestlé fat free sweetened condensed milk or 405 g
1 teaspoon baking powder
2½ cups fine semolina or 400 g
½ cup low fat yoghurt or 125 ml
1 cup water or 250 ml

For the syrup:
½ cup sugar or 100 g
1 cup water or 250 ml
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch or 15 g, (to thicken the syrup)
½ cup water, cold, to mix with cornstarch
1 tablespoon rose water


Grease a 28x24cm baking tin with the tahina.

Combine ghee, NESTLÉ Fat-Free Sweetened Condensed Milk and baking powder and stir well. Add semolina, yogurt and water and stir until well combined.

Pour and level mixture into the prepared baking tin. Bake in a 190°C preheated oven for 35 minutes or until top is golden.

Remove from oven and pour all over the cooled syrup. Set aside to cool into a room temperature, cut into square shape and serve.

To prepare the syrup: Add sugar and 1 cup of water to a saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer for 6-8 minutes. Dissolve the 1 tablespoon of cornstarch in the remaining ½ cup of cold water and add to the simmering sugar and water, stir constantly on heat for 2 min until syrup thickens. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and rosewater.

Cooking tips : The texture of the basbousa mixture should be slightly loose and not firm to get best results.
Serving tips : Garnish with crushed pistachio and desiccated coconut.

Nutritional Information:

Energy :     181.00 Kcal
Protein :     4.70 g
Carbohydrate :     33.00 g
Fats :     3.20 g

More Dessert Recipes:

Basbousa Recipe
Coconut Basbousa
Knafeh Dough
Baklava with honey syrup
Pistachio Hazelnut Baklava     

Save and share Low Fat Basbousa with Yogurt Recipe

Want to share this recipe with your family and friends? Click the button below to send them an email or save this to your favorite social network.

No comments

Powered by Blogger.