Cucumber Semolina Cake ( No Maida No Sugar Cake Recipe )
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The Cucumber Semolina Cake is the healthier version of regular cakes.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 5 - 6
  • 1 cup grated cucumber or yellow cucumber or kheera with its juice
  • 1 cup semolina / suji / rava ( approx. 170 gm )
  • ¾ cup grated jaggery
  • ¼ cup fresh curd
  • ¼ cup ghee
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of soda
Instructions ( 1 cup = 250 ml, 1 tbsp = 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml)
Baking time : 15 – 20 min
Baking temperature : 180 degree Celsius
  1. Dry roast the semolina till it starts to release its aroma.
  2. Rinse and peel the cucumber. Grate the cucumber. If you are using big size yellow cucumber or ripe kheera then remove the seeds then grate it.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add roasted semolina, grated cucumber with its juice, ghee, grated jaggery, curd and cardamom powder.
  4. Mix the batter well. There should not be any lumps.
  5. This batter is neither thick nor thin. It has medium dropping consistency.
  6. Add the baking powder and soda. Mix well.
  7. Grease the cake tin with ghee.
  8. Immediately pour the batter in greased cake tin.
  9. Bake the cucumber semolina cake in preheated oven for 15 – 20 min or until a knife inserted comes out clean.
  10. When cucumber semolina cake get baked completely, keep the cake tin on wired rack. Allow it to cool. Then unmold it.
  11. Slice up the prepared cucumber semolina cake and serve on any occasion.
You can prepare same cucumber semolina cake in steamer also.
Recipe by Zeel's Kitchen at