Hyderabadi Sheer Khurma is a traditional recipe which is a must make for the festival of Eid. It's made using nylon vermicelli cooked in milk and dry fruits.

Sheer Khurma

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 162 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Hyderabadi Sheer Khurma is a traditional recipe which is a must make for the festival of Eid. It's made using nylon vermicelli cooked in milk and dry fruits. 

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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 3-4 Clove
  • 10-12 Almonds Crushed
  • 10-12 Cashew Nuts Crushed
  • 10-12 Raisins
  • 2 tbsp Pistachios Crushed
  • 2 tbsp Chironji
  • 1 cup Fine Vermicelli
  • 1 litre Full Fat Milk
  • 5-6 Dates Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 15-20 strands Saffron Soaked in 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder

Instructions

  1. Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan.

  2. Add cloves, almonds, cashew nuts, raisins, pistachios and Chironji and fry till they are slightly browned. Remove them on a plate.

  3. Add vermicelli in the pan and fry till slightly browned. Remove on a plate.

  4. Now add milk and dates in the same pan and cook for 10-12 minutes until milk is slightly reduced.

  5. Add fried vermicelli and dry fruits and cook for another 10-12 minutes until vermicelli is softened.

  6. Add sugar, saffron soaked in milk and cardamom powder and cook for another minute.

  7. Transfer the Sheer Khurma in serving bowls.

  8. Garnish with almonds and pistachio slivers.

  9. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Sheer Khurma
Amount Per Serving
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Potassium 142mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 12g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.5%
Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 3.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.