Sheer Kurma | How to make Sheer Kurma

By Moumita Malla  |  9th Sep 2016  |  
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About Sheer Kurma Recipe

Sheer khurma or Sheer Khorma is a vermicelli pudding It is very popular dessert throughout South Asia and Central Asia. It is a traditional Muslim festive breakfast, prepared by Muslim people on Eid.The main ingredients used in Sheer Khurma are vermicelli, whole milk, sugar and dates. In Persian language, Sheer means milk and Khurma means dates.This dish is made from dried dates though here I used both dried and ripe dates.

Sheer Kurma is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Sheer Kurma has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Moumita Malla is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Sheer Kurma recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Sheer Kurma is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 60 minutes. This is recipe of Sheer Kurma is perfect to serve 4 people. Sheer Kurma is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Sheer Kurma. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Sheer Kurma by commenting on this page below!

Sheer Kurma

Ingredients to make Sheer Kurma

  • Milk - 1 liter
  • ghee or Clarified Butter - 2 tablespoons
  • sugar - 1/2 cup or as required
  • Seviyaa /Vermicelli /Simui - 1/2 cup (broken into small pieces)
  • cashews or Kaju - 10
  • almonds or Badam - 10
  • Unsalted pistachios - 10 (Soak into the water for 5 minutes)
  • Dry seedless dates - 6 (Soak into water for minimum 1 hour and then cut into thin slices)
  • Ripe seedless dates - 4 sliced (Soak into 1/4 cup hot milk, can take this milk from the 1 litre milk)
  • cardamoms powder - 1 pinch
  • chironji/charoli/sunflower seeds - 1/2 teaspoon (Skinned)
  • Golden raisins or kishmish - 2 teaspoon
  • Rose water - a few drops
  • Varak - edible silver foil used for garnishing

How to make Sheer Kurma

  1. Take a heavy bottomed vessel, add milk, bring it to a boil, when the milk will start boiling, simmer the gas, add sugar and mix well. Keep stirring continuously otherwise it will get burnt, cook on a low heat till the milk is reduced to 3/4 of its quantity.
  2. In the meantime, boil the nuts (except raisin). Blanch and cut them finely into thin slices.
  3. Take a pan, heat 1 tablespoon ghee on low heat and fry the vermicelli till golden for about 1 -2 minutes, remove from pan and keep aside.
  4. Add in the remaining 1 tablespoon ghee in a pan, add the dried dates, kismis, chironji and all chopped nuts and fry gently for a few minutes more, keep aside.
  5. Add these fried nuts and dried dates into the milk, add also the ripe dates, soaked milk and cook again till desired consistency is obtained. Add a few drops of rose water and mix.
  6. Remove from heat, transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with Varak or edible silver foil, let it be cool and serve when it is chilled.

My Tip:

Ypu can just add dried dates.

Reviews for Sheer Kurma (2)

aliza singh2 years ago

Lovely one !

Suman Rajkumar2 years ago