BAATH / BATICA /BATK

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Ingredients

1 Freshly grated coconut (140gms)

250gms Rawa (Semolina)

250gms Sugar

3 large eggs (if small add one extra)

5 Cardamom

¼ cup ghee

½ teaspoon Baking powder

Pinch of salt

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How to check if your baking powder is good /fresh:

  • Take a glass and fill it half with hot water.
  • To this add some baking powder
  • If the water bubbles up its good to use13
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Goan Sweets

Method:

1. Beat the eggs and sugar in a bowl till sugar dissolves.

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2. Grind the coconut slightly till it resembles crumbs.

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3. In a mortar – pestle crush the cardamom seeds.

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4. Now add the ground coconut to the egg mixture and mix well.

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5. To this slowly add the rawa (semolina) and start mix again.

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6. Once that is done add the cardamom, ghee, baking powder and pinch of salt and stir well.

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7. Cover this mixture and keep it at room temperature overnight or 6 hours.

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8. Now line up the 9″ inch square baking pan.

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9. When it’s time to bake first pre heat the oven to 180°C.

10. Pour the batter into the pan and put the pan in the oven.

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11. Let it bake for 30 minutes then do a toothpick test, if the toothpick comes out clean your Baath/ batica is done ( or you could bake for 27 minutes and then 1-2 minutes on top flame).

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12. Keep it on a rack to cool before de-molding.

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13. Cut only how much you need and the remaining you can store in an airtight container.

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Enjoy life, it’s delicious.

*** Batter can be kept in the refrigerator too.

***You can even keep a small tray with water on the bottom most rack this will help maintain the moisture in your baath.

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. Nev says:

    Wow….such easy way to explain the recipe. Thanks for sharing the recipe. It just like how my mother used to do.

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  2. Veronica Fernandes says:

    God bless you. Thanks.

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  3. Joaquim Cardozo says:

    Explained in a very simple and easy method I will try it Thanks for the recipe.

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  4. Moonira says:

    Perfect recipe…just the kind I wanted.
    I definitely will try it but the semolina I have is the coarse type…can I use this for baath? Many thanks…

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    1. alvesnaaron says:

      Yes you can but better is the fine one.

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  5. saira menezes says:

    How many gms is quarter cup ghee, want to try it out looks very tem[pting.

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    1. alvesnaaron says:

      It’s about 4 tablespoon Heap full

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  6. JANNET says:

    is it necessary to add baking powder because we normally mix and keep overnight and morning give to bakery.

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    1. alvesnaaron says:

      We do it this way and the results are good. I haven’t tried adding it at the end .

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  7. Sherol Fernandes says:

    How do I use desiccated coconut instead of fresh coconut in this recipe?

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    1. alvesnaaron says:

      You can by adding little warm milk to desiccated coconut.

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  8. Lídia Fernandes says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe , I was waiting for ir, I’m surely going to make ir for christmas.
    Whish you and family a very happy christmas.

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  9. WINNYFRED SALDANHA says:

    Such a detailed recipe…. have never made baath before…. will give it a try.

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  10. Kathy Dom Fernandes says:

    Thanks so much Alves – very detailed recipe and easy to follow God Bless

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