Sheer Khurma

Sheer Khurma is a traditional dessert prepare on Eid Festival. It’s a rich dessert prepare with milk, dates, vermicelli, condensed milk , saffron and nuts. The thin vermicelli taste delicious when it is roasted in a ghee and it’s easily available in the market.

I have shared a simple and easy recipe below with a detailed pictures.

In a vessel heat ghee add cardamom and cinnamon stick.

Break the vermicelli add them to the ghee.

Roast on a low flame till the vermicelli Changes to golden brown.

Add milk. Let the vermicelli cook on a medium flame.

Add sugar stir well, until the sugar dissolves.

Add condensed milk for a creamy rich in taste.

Garnish them with chopped nuts and saffron.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Litre milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vermicelli
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cardamom
  • 10 _12 almonds
  • 6_7 strands saffron
  • 7_8 raisins
  • 2_3 dates
  • 2 tbsp condensed milk
  • 1 tbsp ghee or butter

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a saucepan boil milk.
  • In another vessel heat ghee add cardamom and cinnamon stick.
  • Now break the vermicelli add them to the ghee roast well in a continuous stir till the colour changes to golden brown.
  • Add milk. Let the vermicelli cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add sugar and condensed milk stir well until the sugar dissolves.
  • Garnish the sheer Khurma with dates, chopped nuts and saffron.

Recipe Note

  • In a small bowl add warm milk and saffron. Let it rest until the saffron dissolves then add to the milk for a nice fragrance and colour.
  • Instead of adding the nuts directly, you can also roast the nuts in a ghee before serving.
  • The consistency of the dessert must be liquid not too thick, the vermicelli  absorbs milk. If your sweet turns thick add warm milk later on while serving.

 

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