How to make Almond and Jam Polenta Pie -

Pastry made with refined flour and polenta and filled with raspberry jam and almond mixture

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Polenta (पोलेंता), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Almond and Jam Polenta Pie

Almond and Jam Polenta Pie Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 3-3.30 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Almond and Jam Polenta Pie Recipe

  • Polenta 1½ cups

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ¾ cup

  • Chilled butter 2 cups

  • Eggs 2

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon


  • Raspberry jelly 1½ cup

  • Almonds chopped ½ cup

  • Raisins ½ cup


Step 1

Preheat the oven at 180° C.

Step 2

In a food processor jar, add refined flour, polenta, castor sugar and butter. Blend to a breadcrumb like texture and transfer to a mixing bowl.

Step 3

In another mixing bowl, break eggs, add vanilla essence and whisk.

Step 4

Add the eggs to the polenta mixture and fold gently to combine well. Make dough and refrigerate for two-three hours.

Step 5

To make the filling, cream the jam in a mixing bowl. Add the almonds and raisins and mix well.

Step 6

Dust the work top with flour and roll the pastry dough into a half inch thin sheet. Cut as per the measurement of the pie dish and line the dish. Trim off the excess.

Step 7

Spoon the jam filling into the lined pie dish, filling it little more than half.

Step 8

Roll another half inch thin sheet and cut to fit the top of the pie dish. Seal the edges, trimming off the excess.

Step 9

Make a cross mark in the centre and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 10

Serve hot.

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