May 08, 2016

Sheer Khorma / Festive Vermicelli Kheer with Dates

Mother's Day Sweet - Sheer Khorma is the traditional sweet or dessert made in parts of Central Asia during festive seasons. It is a healthy kheer made with Vermicelli and dry fruits. A simple and healthy dessert that tastes heavenly when you refrigerate and have it chill for this summer....

Pre time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients for making Sheer Khorma / Festive Vermicelli Kheer with Dates:

Vermicelli / Semiya 100 gms
Ghee 3 tea spoons
Milk 500 ml
Sugar 200 gms
Seedless dates chopped 2 tb spoons
Rainsins / dry grapes 2 tea spoons
Almonds, pistochios chopped 2 tea spoons each
Cashews few
Saffron strings 4 soaked in 3 tb spoons of warm milk

How to make Sheer Khorma / Festive Vermicelli Kheer with Dates?

Boil the sugar with 150 ml of water in a vessel. Let it to boil after the sugar dissolves till nice bubbles form. Switch of the stove.

Heat a Pan with Ghee and roast all the nuts and raisins till they become light brown with the dates.
Add the vermicelli and fry till it becomes golden brown.

Pour 3/4 th of the milk in to it and stir well.
Allow them to boil and stir till the vermicelli gets cooked well.
Transfer the sugar syrup to the boiling vermicelli and stir well.

Pour the rest of the milk and saffron string s and mix well.
Switch off the stove.
Serve it hot or chill and relish the delicious taste...