Thursday, 22 November 2012

Maize Flour Cake


  • Maize flour (makki ka atta)          1.5 cup
  • Wheat flour                                 1/2 cup
  • Sugar                                          1.25 cup
  • Ghee                                           1/2   cup
  • Milk                                            3/4  cup
  • Baking soda                                1 tsp
  • Lemon  juice                               2 tsp  
  • Crushed sweet corn kernels        few



Grease the baking dish (use tin based dish) and dust with little maida (white flour). Sieve the maize flour and wheat flour with 1  tsp of baking soda. Mix sugar and ghee well and add milk in it. Add the flour gradually to the mixture. You can add little more milk, if needed, to obtain cake mixture like consistency. Add lemon juice in it. Mixture is ready. You can add crushed sweet corn kernels to this mixture. Pour it in the dish. Heat little sand in a heavy bottom pan or in the cooker for 5 minutes (this can be done while the above mixture is being prepared). Keep the baking dish in it. Cover the cooker with lid (not cooker lid) plate that covers it properly. Bake it for 50 or 60 minutes on slow fire. Do not remove the lid before 50 minutes. You can check the cake with toothpick and can bake  for few minutes more, if needed. Cake is ready.

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