Revani (pr. Reh-vah-KNEE) sometimes also written as ravani, is a light semolina sponge cake made with olive oil and Greek yoghurt, decorated with almonds and bathed in syrup.
Greek semolina cake
Samali is a traditional Greek semolina dessert, flavoured with mastic and drenched in syrup. Some blanched almonds are used to decorate the cake on top.
Ravani or revani is one of those traditional Greek desserts our mums used to make. The classic recipe of Ravani is made with semolina and yoghurt and then drenched in syrup. A similar recipe is made by other cultures as well and we find it under the names Basbousa, Basbuusa, nammoura, shamali etc.
Revani or Ravani is one of the best Greek desserts called syropiasta. It is a cake made with flour or semolina and Greek yoghurt. When baked it is bathed in syrup.