The concept of the recipe is from custard tarts.
Creation is purely mine .
The taste was awesome . Those who know
about this dessert will definitely try this .
The blend of coconut milk,jaggery,eggs with
nutmeg …. this custardy tart creates a lovely
aroma all over the house .
So do try this recipe and post in your comments
1 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup cream/ milk ( optional)
250 gm jaggery ( karupatti) crushed
A pinch of salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp flour ( to roll the nuts and prevent sinking
down to base )
•Heat the jaggery in a little water till melted.
•Strain and set aside.
•Beat the eggs with salt till frothy .
•Add jaggery and the rest of the ingredients,
except cashews and flour and mix well.
•Pour into prepared tarts .
•Add cashews rolled in flour and bake in a
preheated moderate oven ( 180C) for 25 -30
For the basic tart pastry
100 gm butter
1/4 tsp cardamon powder / essence
2 cups flour
a pinch of salt
1 egg yolk
2 tbsp powdered sugar
A little milk for binding
•Mix all together to a firm dough.
•Do not knead too much
•Allow to rest for minimum 10-15 minutes
•Divide into portions .
•Roll out thin .
•Brush the base lightly with egg white and pour
the filling and bake .
•This can be made as one big tart too.
Variation : You can use sugar , or brown sugar as a substitute for jaggery