Semolina – Sooji Cake in Pressure Cooker



  • 1 cup fine sooji

  • ¼ cup maida

  • 2/3 cup lukewarm milk

  • ¼ cup thick curd

  • ¼ cup refined oil or melted butter

  • ½ cup powder sugar

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • ¼ tsp baking powder

  • 1/8 tsp salt

  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder

  • 1 tbsp chopped cashew and almonds

  • 1 tbsp tutti fruity

  • 1 -1 tsp oil and flour for greasing pan



  • Mix powder sugar, oil and curd in a mixing bowl and mix.

  • Add maida, sooji and half of the milk and mix nicely. Keep aside for 30 minutes.

  • Add remaining milk, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cardamom powder  and half of the nuts and tutti fruit and mix well.

  • Greese 7 inch cake pan with oil and sprinkle flour to make a fine coating.

  • In a pressure cooker add one cup salt and put one wire stand on it, heat on  medium flame for 4-5 minutes.

  • Remove the vessel and gasket of the pressure cooker.

  • Pour cake batter in the cake pan, add remaining chopped nut and turri fruity over it, tap gently to remove air bubbles.

  • Carefully put the cake tin in the pressure cooker and close the lid, bake the cake on low flame for 35-40 minutes or till toothpick insert came out clean.

  • Remove tin from the cooker and demold the cake, cut in the slices and serve.