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Basboosa (Nammoura) (My own version)

Basboosa, as named in Egypt, or Nammoura or Hariseh, as called back home in Jordan, is a traditional Arabic sweet made of semolina flour, and sweetened by pouring sugar syrup over it when it’s still hot out of the oven. You’ll find different recipes for Basboosa, this one here I created after trying many other recipes, at the end I combined and made changes till I reached my own recipe, it has an unusual ingredient to you all; instant pudding, if you can’t find it in stores, try the recipe without, but I haven’t really.
Everyone liked this version so I thought of sharing it here with you.

Basboosa (Nammoura) (My own version)


Thickness of the pieces using 13x10 inch will be around 1/2inch. I like them thin. But if you like them to be thicker, just use smaller tray for same quantities.

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Posted by • 2y ago • Report
Awesome gluten free recipe I made for my girlfriend - she took the recipe and the leftovers!
Thank heaps for sharing
Posted by Huda Abu Hamdia • 2y ago • Report
Rosemarie.. Thank you so so much for your sweet words, I'm so glad you both loved it, this dessert is one of the middle eastern traditional desserts, which I have modified a bit..
Thanks for sharing and for trying one of my recipes, hope you try some more and like :-)
Posted by Huda Abu Hamdia • 4y ago • Report
oooo ... thank u so so much dear .. I'm soooooo happy that u liked it and turned out perfect :-)
I wish i can know about the comments here!!! there's no notifications, have to check recipe by recipe to see !!!
again, thank u for trying and so glad with ur feedback dear :-)
Posted by Lisa259 • 5y ago • Report
Oh yum Basboosa. My husband loves this sweet. It'll definitely be on my Ramadan list of sweet things to eat. Thanks Huda :)
Posted by Huda Abu Hamdia • 5y ago • Report
most welcome my dear :-)
Hope u'll love this version as well, I've reached this result after trying so somany recipes.. and when i made this one, EVERYONE loved it.. and so i decided that this is the one finally!
Posted by Huda Abu Hamdia • 5y ago • Report
ooo dear .. thanks allot .. I'm so happy that he loved it ..
hope u'll try some more easy recipes from here ..
thnaks again :-)
Posted by jackicam • 5y ago • Report
I can't see any recipe Huda - don't know if it's just my laptop mucking around or if it didn't go on properly. I really want to know how to make this because I've tried this at a Lebanese sweet shop - delicious!
Posted by Huda Abu Hamdia • 5y ago • Report
Sorry dear , i placed the photo and name till i type the recipe :-)
Try this recipe and let me know how it turns out. If yo like it thick, use a small baking tray. ok ??? good luck :-)
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