Saturday, November 17, 2012

Pumpkin Custard Pie- Aar Asaely

This pumpkin pie is perfect for parties, family dinners and winter nights. It's one of my favorite Egyptian desserts. Serve it warm.

Serves 2-4 people.
1- One pumpkin.
2- Three tablespoons of custard.
3- Two cups of milk.
4- Sugar.

1- Cut the pumpkin to small pieces.
2- Put it in a pot and cover it with sugar.
3- Turn the burner on low heat.
4- Leave it until the pumpkin loses some water.
5- After the pumpkin is soft, turn the burner off.
6- Keep the pumpkin’s water in a bowl and the pumpkin’s pieces in another bowl.
7- Pour the milk in a deep pot and add the custard. Low heat.
8- Use a whisk to stir the custard.
9- Add the pumpkin’s water to the custard.
10- Keep stirring until the custard is thick enough.
11- Bring an oven tray.
12- Add half of the custard in the bottom of the tray.
13- Add the pumpkin.
14- Pour the other half of the custard on the top of the pumpkin.
15- Place the tray in a preheated oven, 240 C.
16- After 30-40 minutes it will be brown and done.

If you want to make a homemade custard. Use 2 tablespoons of butter, melt the butter, add 5 tablespoons of flour and use a whisk to mix them well for 3 minutes. Then add the milk and keep stirring until it get thick.

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