Dum Adai (South Indian Traditional Tart) Recipe

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Frederick Bowman Modified: April 1, 2022
Dum Adai (South Indian Traditional Tart) Recipe

How To Make Dum Adai (South Indian Traditional Tart)

Dum adai is a traditional Indian tart that you can make with ingredients in your pantry. Cashews and pistachios add a variety of textures to this treat.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Soak Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 35 minutes



  • cupssemolina
  • ½cupplain flour
  • 1egg
  • ½cupghee
  • cupscoconut milk,thick
  • 2cupspowdered sugar
  • 1tspcardamom powder

For Greasing:

  • ghee
  • plain flour

For Garnish:

  • 10cashews,sliced
  • 10pistachios,sliced


  1. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees C for 10 mins.

  2. Soak semolina and plain flour in coconut milk for 2 hours.

  3. After 2 hours, mix powdered sugar, egg, ghee and cardamom in the soaked coconut milk with semolina and plain flour. Mix well with a spatula and make sure there are no lumps.


  1. Grease the egg tart mould with some ghee and sprinkle it with a little bit of plain flour. Then, pour the batter into the tart moulds.

  2. Bake at 180 degrees C for 25 mins.

  3. Let cool and serve.


  • Calories: 209.89kcal
  • Fat: 11.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.14g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.28g
  • Fiber: 0.82g
  • Sugar: 11.96g
  • Protein: 3.18g
  • Cholesterol: 23.03mg
  • Sodium: 6.02mg
  • Calcium: 9.80mg
  • Potassium: 94.35mg
  • Iron: 0.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 53.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.28mg
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