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Sheer Khurma Recipe

Sheer Khurma
How to make Sheer Khurma

About Sheer Khurma Recipe | Sheer Korma: Sheer Khurma is an authentic version of vermicelli pudding specially prepared for Eid festivities. 'Sheer' is Persian for milk and 'khurma' is another word for dates. This Eid recipe is a traditional delicacy which is made differently in different households.

Ingredients of Sheer Khurma Recipe | Sheer Korma: Vermicelli or sewai, milk, and loads of nuts make for this tasty Indian dessert.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings5
  • Medium

Ingredients of Sheer Khurma

  • 500 Ml Milk, full cream
  • 50 gram Vermicelli (broken into small pieces), roasted
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Dates, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Almonds (cut into pieces), blanched
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder

How to Make Sheer Khurma

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Take a pan and pour ghee in it.
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Add almonds, raisins and pistachios to it. Saute well.
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Now in another hot pan with ghee, add vermicelli. Roast well.
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In another wide pan simmer the milk till it thickens, add sugar and simmer again.
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Add the roasted vermicelli and dry fruits along with dates and saffron.
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Mix well till simmer. Add cardamom powder. Bring to simmer.
Serve chilled, garnished with dates.
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Recipe Notes

Did you know the significance of Sewai on Eid and it's different variations? Read up to make the best Sewai this festive season.
​Also know about other Indian desserts that you can easily make at home.

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