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Um Ali mUmm Ali is an old Egyptian dessert. When i first time saw this recipe I found it very simple and easy to make. I tried it the same day and believe me it was unexpectedly delicious.
Recipe Source: Food Fusion


Milk2 and 1/2 cups
Butter1 tbsp
Sugar1/2 cup or to taste
Cardamom powder1 tsp
Nuts (Almond, pistachio, raisins, coconut)as needed for milk
Baqar khani/ puff pastry small cookies4-6 if small, i have used 2 big one.
Cream 200 ml for adding in milk and 3 tbsp for garnish
Nuts as needed for sprinkling on top.


  • In milk add sugar , butter, cardamom powder, nuts and raisins and cook for 10- 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Let it cool a bit and mix cream in it. Mix well.
  •  Arrange baqarkhani in a heat proof dish. Pour milk on it.
  • Spread cream on each baqar khani and sprinkle nuts, raisins, desiccated coconut. Nuts you can use of your choice.
  • Ready to serve đŸ™‚

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  • You can bake it at 180c for 10 minutes too. I will recommend you to bake. Because milk syrup will soak baqar khani and it will become soft and delicious.
  • Enjoy hot or cold, up to you.

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