Semolina Balls

semolina balls
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Soft, moist and delicious these balls are! Just a perfect dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth! You will  love the crunch from the almonds along with the sweet aroma of the semolina in the butter wafted through every corner of the house, which makes this oriental recipe so special. Check out this mouthwatering recipe and serve it with love and passion.

Bon appétit…


Main ingredients:


Calories (kcal)
Saturated Fat (g)
8 g
Total Fat (g)
12 g
Cholesterol (mg)
27 mg
Sodium (mg)
15 mg
Dietary Fiber (g)
1 g
Sugars (g)
29 g
Protein (g)
3 g
Potassium (mg)
70 mg
Total Carbohydrate (g)
46 g

Step by Step method


1. Combine butter, eggs, vanilla powder and sweetened condensed milk in a bowl. Beat until well combined.

2. Add semolina, self raising flour, corn flour, baking powder, almond and lemon zest. Beat until smooth dough is formed. Cover with cling film and chill for 2 and 1/2 hours.

3. Form the dough into small balls and deep fry in 170°C hot oil until golden brown.

4. Dip the balls into the syrup for 2-3 minutes then remove and place in a serving dish.

Tips & variations

  • Semolina is an excellent source of iron. It contains sufficient amount of iron which is needed for your body. Consuming a diet that is full of iron will increase blood circulation, produce more fuel for your day-to-day functioning

  • Semolina is also known for boosting energy. It is ideal for all those living an active lifestyle. It keeps your body charged throughout the day, helps you perform better and prevents the general sense of lethargy felt during afternoons mostly.

  • If you are gluten-intolerant, keep away from semolina.