Sheer Khurma/Sheer Korma

A super delish sweet dish made from seviyan/vermicelli and milk and dates served mainly during Eid.I use to devour on this when i visited my Muslim friends during school days.I now keep making this atleast twice a month.
seviyan/vermicelli 1/4 cup
1lt full cream milk
1/2 cup sugar
4-5 dates chopped
1 tbsp chironji/charoli
10-15 pistachios chopped
10-15 almonds blanched and chopped
10-15 cashews chopped
8-10 raisins
few strands of saffron
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1 tbsp ghee

  • Boil the milk and let it simmer on a low flame till it thickens a little.
  • In a pan heat 1 tsp ghee and fry the nuts and keep it aside.
  • In a vessel heat 1 tsp ghee and roast the vermicelli till light brown.
  • To this add the milk and sugar and keep stirring.
  • Add the nuts and saffron
  • Lastly add cardamom powder.
  • Serve hot/warm or enjoy cold the choice is yours..

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  1. Such a rich sheer khurma... love it any time!

  2. so beautiful and tasty. Love it:) Great pics

  3. My kind of dessert though I don't eat often. Very nice and tempting like crazy.

  4. Lovely dessert.Can have the whole bowl.

  5. Have you also added pomegranate seeds to it? Looks really pretty and very tempting :)

  6. Wow, Gloria, what a lovely dessert. It looks so warm and comforting and pretty easy to make too. I love learning new yummies. Now if I would get going and make some!

    Thanks for sharing, Gloria...

  7. Very rich and mouthwatering dessert........ :)

  8. Lovely dessert... Looks yummy and delicious dear :-)

  9. I had this once a long time ago and still remember its unique and delicious flavor. I do need to make this and enjoy that once again. Thanks so much for sharing your recipe!

  10. Oh yumm! One of the things I haven't tried but really would like to try :)

  11. Rich and perfect festive kheer.

  12. Beautiful dessert pretty and festive...I love it!
    Hope you are having a lovely week :)

  13. One of my fav ín school days..Very tempting

  14. it looks super creamy and yum!