Basbousa Recipe | Lively Weekends | Egyptian Food

Basbousa Recipe | Lively Weekends
Basbousa Recipe | Lively Weekends

Basbousa is a special dessert very famous in the Middle Eastern countries. Give this Basbousa recipe a try to taste the authentic Middle Eastern dessert.

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Basbousa , Fried Chicken Stuffed Crepes And Strawberry Lassi Recipes. This show of Lively Weekend with Host Kiran Khan aired on 16 May 2020.





Ingredients For the cake:

  • Butter ½ cup
  • Semolina 2 cups
  • Eggs 2
  • Shredded Coconut ½ cup
  • Saffron/Vanilla Essence as required
  • Blanched almonds 1 cup
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Milk or yogurt ½ cup

Ingredients For the syrup

  • Sugar 2 cups
  • Water 1 cup
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • Honey as required


For sugar syrup Boil sugar and water into thick syrup then add lemon and honey.
Cream butter and sugar.
Beat in eggs, saffron and milk.
Sift semolina, baking powder and soda.
Add dry ingredients in the egg mixture.
Pour it into a greased pan probably 8×12 inch. Cut into diamond shapes and put an almond on each square.
Bake for 20 minutes in a pre-heated oven of 250 or 300∘.
Take it out when golden brown on top, feed the cake with the sugar syrup evenly. Serve.

Ingredients For the crepes:

  • Eggs 3
  • Flour 1 cup
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Oil 1 – 2 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper ½ tsp

Ingredients For Filling:

  • Chopped spring onions ½ cup
  • Cooked chicken mince 1 cup
  • Coriander and green chilies ½ cup

Other ingredients :

  • Flour as required
  • Eggs 2
  • Bread crumbs as required
  • Oil as required


Method For crepes:

Mix all the ingredients and put them on a side .
Method to make filling Mix them in bowl and keep them a side

Fry thin crepes in a frying pan. Put the filling in the middle and fold it in a square of a roll. Seal it with the left over batter or flour paste.
Coat the stuffed crepes in flour, egg wash and bread crumbs. Shallow fry them on medium heat until golden and crispy


  • Strawberries / chopped 250gm
  • Sugar 3 tbsp
  • Yogurt 500 gm
  • Milk 250 ml
  • Ice cubes as required


Blend strawberries with sugar until smooth.
Add milk, yogurt and ice cubes on pulse blend only.

Basbousa Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Basbousa Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef at Masala TV show Lively Weekends. Check out the other best recipes of chefs .

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One comment

  1. Fouzia says:

    I love this

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