Umm Ali (Egyptian Dessert)

Umm Ali a famous Egyptian dessert recipe from scratch. Tip: You can replace puff pastry with croissants or puff pastry biscuits (bakarkhani). #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #OlpersCream

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  • Puff pastry 250g
  • Doodh (Milk) 1 litre
  • Olper’s Dairy Cream 200ml
  • Condensed milk 300ml
  • Darchini powder (Cinnamon powder) ½ tsp
  • Khopra (Desiccated coconut)
  • Kishmish (Raisins)
  • Hazelnuts roasted & roughly sliced
  • Akhrot (Walnuts) roasted & roughly chopped
  • Pista (Pistachios) roughly sliced
  • Olper’s Dairy Cream 3-4 tbs
  • Badam (Almonds) flakes
  • Badam (Almonds)
  • Akhrot (Walnuts)


On a clean cutting board,sprinkle dry flour,place puff pastry and roll out in rectangular shape with the help of rolling pin then cut into 3 portions.

Grease baking tray with melted butter,place puff pastry and brush with melted butter.

Bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 15 minutes (on both grill).

After baking,let it cool.

In a pot,add milk,cream,condensed milk and whisk well,turn on the flame,mix continuously,bring it to boil & set aside.

On baking dish,break puff pastry into pieces,sprinkle cinnamon powder,desiccated coconut,raisins, hazelnuts,walnuts,pistachios,prepared milk,topped with cream and sprinkle almonds.

Bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 20 minutes.

Garnish with almonds,walnuts & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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