Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Cumin Flavored Savory Semolina Muffins

Savory semolina muffins loaded with vegetables and topped with sesame seeds , grated mozzarella cheese. Perfect for breakfast or after school snack. I used carrots, sweet corn, green beans, ginger. These muffins are very soft, perfectly seasoned and tastes delicious. Easy to make...



  • 1 Cup Semolina  / Rava / Sooji
  • 1 Carrot Chopped finely
  • 1/4 Cup chopped green beans
  • 1/3 Cup Corn kernels
  • 1 Teaspoon ginger chopped finely
  • 1 Green Chilli chopped finely
  • 3/4 Cup Curd / plain natural yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper or pepper powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • White sesame seeds to sprinkle
  • grated mozzarella to top


Preheat the oven to 180 C . Grease a muffin pan and set aside 

1. In a wok / frying pan dry roast semolina on low flame for 5 minutes stirring intermittently. Switch off the flame and transfer semolina to a mixing bowl
2. Add chopped carrots, green beans, corn, ginger, green chilli , ground black pepper and mix everything

 3. Add yogurt and using a spoon mix everything

4. Add 1/2 Cup water and give it a nice stir until the mixture is smooth without any lumps

5. In a small tadka pan / wok heat oil. When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Switch off the flame

6. Add the oil along with cumin seeds to the semolina mixture and give it a nice stir

7. Finally add baking powder and stir in

8. Fill the batter in the muffin cups and sprinkle white sesame seeds on the top and top each muffin with grated cheese

9. Bake at 180 C / 350 F for 25 minutes until a skewer inserted comes out clean and the cheese melts
10. Serve hot

1 comment:

  1. These sound so interesting, I've never seen this combo of ingredients in a muffin...will definitely have to try, thanks!