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Sheer Sewai Recipe

Sheer Sewai
How to make Sheer Sewai

About Sheer Sewai Recipe | Sheer Sevai: A rich Indian dessert Sheer Sewai or Sheer Khurma is delicious dish of vermicelli pudding to whip up on festivals or celebrations.The name Sheer Khurma has a Persian origin which translates to milk with dates but itis a popular dish all across Asia and Middle East and is mostly made on the festival of Eid. Easy and quick to make, Sheer Sewai is a traditional delicacy which is made differently in different households but this sewai recipe here is the classic Sewai dish.

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

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Sheer Sewai

  • 250 Gram Vermicelli, roasted
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • 750 ml Milk
  • 400 gram Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron strands (soaked in 1 Tbsp of water)
  • 100 gram Khoya (crumbled)
  • 2 tbsp Raisins
  • 1 tbsp Pistachio nuts
  • 1 tbsp Almond slivers, roasted
  • 2 tbsp Cashew nuts
  • To decorate Silver leaf

How to Make Sheer Sewai

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Fry vermicelli in hot ghee until colored.
Pour in milk. Allow it to simmer for two minutes.
Add sugar and continue cooking until sugar dissolves.
Stir in saffron, khoya, raisins and nuts.
Decorate with silver leaf, remaining saffron and dried fruit.

Recipe Notes

You can also add more nuts like Dates (khajoor) to the Sewai.
Did you know the significance of Sewai on Eid and it's different variations? Read up to make the best Sewai this festive season.

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