A moderately sweet Egyptian dessert filled with the richness of milk and nuts.
Umm Ali Recipe by Chef Ranveer Brar

- 4

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 5 Min


  • 200 gms Baked Puff Pastry
  • 50 gms Walnuts
  • 50 gms Hazelnuts
  • 50 gms Raisins
  • 50 gms Sultanas
  • 500 ml Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ tsp Rose Water
  • 20 gms Phyllo Pastry
  • 1 tsp Butter (Melted)
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chopped Nuts.


  1. 1

    In a bowl crush baked puff pastry and add chopped walnuts, chopped hazelnuts, raisins and roughly chopped sultanas.
  2. 2

    In a saucepan warm milk with sugar and add rose water.
  3. 3

    Fill ramekin bowl with puff pastry nuts mix and pour hot milk and let the puff pastry soak the milk.
  4. 4

    In a baking tray add phyllo pastry, melted butter on pastry, sugar and bake phyllo pastry at 200 degrees for 3-4 minutes.
  5. 5

    For Serving, Spoon whipped cream on top of Umm Ali, sprinkle sugar and burn sugar with blow torch.
  6. 6

    Add shavings of Phyllo pastry and some nuts.
  7. 7

    Umm ali is ready to be served.
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Ranveer's fascination with food began on the streets of Lucknow. One of India's youngest executive chefs when he headed the kitchen at The Claridges, New Delhi, he has also spearheading Taj Group properties like Goa-based restaurants Morisco, Il Camino and Fishtail. This globe-trotting award-winning chef paints in his free time.

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