Sheer Khurma
Rich and delicious Sheer Khurma, an Indian dessert made with Vermicelli, milk and dry fruits.
Sheer Khurma
Rich and delicious Sheer Khurma, an Indian dessert made with Vermicelli, milk and dry fruits.
ServingsPrep Time
4people10minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
ServingsPrep Time
4people10minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/4cupVermicelli
  • 2cupsMilkBoiled
  • 1/4cupSugar
  • 1tbspGhee
  • 6Almonds
  • 6Cashews
  • 6Pistachios
  • 6DatesSoft & Deseeded
  • 2tbspChironji
  • 1tbspRaisins
  • 2Green Cardamoms
  • 1/8tspRose Essence
Instructions
  1. In a thick bottomed pan, heat 1 tbsp of ghee. Fry chopped dry fruits of almonds, cashews, pistachios and chironji. Once golden, add raisins and remove them from the heat. Set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add vermicelli and roast until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, bring milk to boil. Once boiled, add ¼ cup of it to chopped dates and set aside.
  4. Add remaining milk to the roasted vermicelli and cook it on low heat until the vermicelli is soft.
  5. Add sugar and mix it well. Keep the flame low and ensure that the milk doesn’t curdle.
  6. Add the dates soaked in milk and mix it well.
  7. Roughly crush the cardamoms and add the powdered cardamoms to the pan along with rose essence. Mix well.
  8. Finally add all the roasted dry fruits and remove from heat.
  9. Serve hot, warm or cold with additional dry fruits or saffron strands.
Note –
  1. Adjust sugar quantity as per sweet preference.
  2. As dates are soaked in milk and added to Sheer Khurma, that adds to the sweetness too.
  3. The choice of dry fruits is as per preference.