In a mixing bowl, add the softened butter, sugar. Whisk with a mixer to beat well.
Next add the curds, continue to beat.
Pulse the semolina for couple of times, add to the bowl, beat again.
Next add the flour, baking powder and salt. Then add more flour to get a non sticky dough.
Preheat the oven to 185C. Line a baking tray with parchment.
Divide the dough to 12 equal balls and flatten them slightly with your hands and place them on the baking tray.
If you wish to garnish, press an almond on top. Bake the cookies for about 25 minutes until they are slightly brown.
Remove the cookies on a tray, spoon the cool sugar syrup over the warm cookies.
Add all the sugar syrup and keep spooning the syrup on the cookies couple of times, till all the syrup is used.
Let it dry away, the cookies would have absorbed all the syrup.