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Mawa Cake Recipe | How to make eggless mawa cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
Mawa cake recipe - absolutely delicious Iranian style eggless cake made basically with mawa and ghee.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, Parsi
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • 50 grams butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons or 50 grams ghee
  • 1 cup khoya grated
  • 1 1/2 all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 cardamom pods crushed
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon cream
  • Few cashew nuts for garnishing
  1. Preheat oven for 15 minutes. In a mixing bowl add ghee, butter and sugar. Mix it with hand whisk.
  2. Add grated mawa and mix.
  3. Mix it till it reaches to smooth consistency.
  4. Then add cream and milk. Whisk again to get smooth consistency.
  5. Sieve all purpose flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder and crushed cardamom.
  6. Whisk again. Check that pouring and thick consistency.
  7. Grease a 8 inch round baking dish. Add 1 tablespoon flour and distribute it evenly to coat the grease. Discard the left over flour. Pour the cake batter.
  8. Level the batter by smack down to the counter twice or thrice. Garnish with cashew nuts.
  9. Bake at 180 degree celsius for 60 minutes or till the wooden skewer comes out clean.