How to make Almond Ricotta Tart -

This tart has a special filling made with almonds, ricotta cheese and cream cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Butter (मक्खन ), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

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Almond Ricotta Tart

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British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 2-2.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Almond Ricotta Tart Recipe

  • Butter for greasing

  • Refined flour (maida) For Crust 2 cups

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ½ cup + 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • Butter chilled 1/3 cup

  • Egg 1

  • Milk 1 tablespoon

  • Filling

  • Almonds slivered 1/4 cup

  • Ricotta cheese 1 cup

  • Almond essence 2 teaspoons

  • Cream cheese 1/4 cup

  • Egg 1

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 2 teaspoons

  • Chocolate chips 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1

To make crust, put refined flour, castor sugar, salt and cinnamon powder in a bowl and mix well. Add butter and mix till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Add egg and milk, mix and knead into a stiff dough.

Step 3

Grease a pie dish with some butter.

Step 4

Roll the dough into a large enough disc to fit in the pie dish. Line the pie dish with the dough and refrigerate for thirty minutes.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Step 6

To make filling, putricotta cheese, cream cheese, egg, castor sugar, almond essence and slivered almonds into a bowl and mix well. Add chocolate chips and mix well. Spread the filling evenly in the prepared base.

Step 7

Put the tart in the preheated oven and bake for twenty-five to thirty-five minutes. Remove from the oven and cool.

Step 8

Cut into wedges and serve chilled.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.