Umm Ali: A dessert with many variations

  • Umm Ali dessert

    Ever tried Umm Ali? Well, it’s a delicious sweet consisting of bread pudding and baklava. A popular Egyptian dessert - it is also known as Om Ali, Oumm Ali or Omali.

    Interesting thing is that you’ll find many variations of Umm Ali in Sharjah.

    Dessert with many variationsIt is prepared differently in different households.

    Prepared differently in different householdsIt comprises of almonds, pistachios, raisins, milk and sugar.

    Comprises of almonds, pistachios, raisinsYou can either have it hot or cold.

    Umm Ali, SharjahRevamped versions of Umm Ali include:

    Revamped version of Umm AliCrème brûlée, Umm Ali in a French Toast, Croissant Umm Ali, Um Ali fillings in a coconut and Um Ali served with vanilla ice cream.

    Have a sweet tooth? Then, get your visa to Sharjah for a gastronomic delight.


    How to reach here


    By flight:
    Nearest airport, Sharjah International Airport.

    Other popular experiences of Sharjah include: 

    Rain Room, Sharjah Car Museum, Mleiha Adventure, Sharjah Aquarium, Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club and Sharjah Center for Astronomy & Space Sciences.

    Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur