Umm ali | How to make Umm ali

By Vahitha Hasan  |  6th Apr 2018  |  
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About Umm ali Recipe

Umm Ali is a super delicious Egyptian traditional dessert made with puff pastry or filo pastry, milk, nuts and raisins.

Umm ali

Ingredients to make Umm ali

  • 2 large sheets filo pastry, cooled to room temperature
  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • 4 tbsp condensed milk
  • 1/2 tbsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2tbsp chopped almonds, walnut, groundnuts, pistachios each
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

How to make Umm ali

  1. Boil the milk in pan. While boiling add condensed milk and cardamom powder. Set aside.
  2. Pre heat the oven to 400 degrees F. Tear the filo pastry sheets into small pieces and place on a baking tray. Bake it for 15 min until it is puffed and golden brown.
  3. Place the baked filo pastry pieces in a large bowl. Add the raisins, almonds, walnuts, groundnuts, pistachios and toss gently to distribute it evenly. Now pour the boiled milk into this bowl gently.
  4. Then spread the grated coconut on the top and brown sugar above it.
  5. Bake for 15 min in pre heated oven until the top is golden brown. Remove from oven and let it stand for 10 min and serve warm.

Reviews for Umm ali (1)

Hema Mallika year ago

Vahitha Hasan
a year ago
thank u :smiley: