Sheer Khurma Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Pakistani
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Serves: 5-6
Quickest Pakistani dessert you will ever make! Sheer Khurma also known as Savaiyaan is a popular dessert made around religious holidays primarily in the Muslim communities the world over.
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 4-5 cardamom pods
  • 7 tbsp sugar
  • 75 grams roasted vermicelli
  • 5-6 saffron strands
  • Nuts optional
  1. Bring milk to a rolling boil and add in cardamom seeds and sugar
  2. Let the sugar dissolve about a minute and add roasted vermicelli. (Make sure to crush the vermicelli so that the strands are not too long)
  3. Let the Sheer Khurma cook on low to medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until thickened to your preference.Stir occasionally.
  4. Once thickened and creamy, add saffron strands to the Sheer Khurma.
  5. Let the pot cool before serving. Preferred way to have this is chilled.
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