Strawberry Curd Tart

Like lemon curd tart, strawberry curd tart is a refreshingly light dessert made with hung curd. Strawberry is kids’ favorite fruit and lends a beautiful pink colour to the dessert. It makes for a fantastic dessert with the crispy, flaky, buttery tart filled with sweet and creamy strawberry curd.

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • Butter – 1/3 cup
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Powdered Sugar – 3 tsp
  • Hung curd – 1 cup
  • Paneer – 1/2 cup
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Strawberry Compote – 1/4 cup

Serves – 12- 15 mini tarts

The Process

Tart Shell

  • Take all-purpose flour, salt, sugar in a bowl and mix well
  • Add butter, cut into small cubes and rub it in the flour
  • Knead the dough with the help of ice-cold water
  • Rest the dough overnight in the fridge
  • Roll into small circles and place the rolled dough in the tart shells
  • Dock the rolled dough so that that tarts do not puff up
  • Keep the moulds back in the fridge for 20 mins before baking
  • Bake at 180 degrees for 15 mins

Strawberry curd filling

  • Mix hung curd, powdered sugar, paneer and strawberry compote in a blender
  • Keep this mixture in the refrigerator to cool
  • Fill them in the tarts once they are cooled
  • Keep the filled pastries back in the refrigerator till serving

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