Sheerkurma

bohra-pantry-sheerkurma-recipe

icon-prep Prep time: 5 mins  –  icon-serves Cook time: 40 mins  –  icon-cook Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (100 gms) thin vermicelli
  • 7 cups whole milk
  • 3 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • 5-6 whole dry dates
  • 5-6 sticky dates (khajoor)
  • 2 tbsp charoli seeds (chironji)
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 10-12 strands of saffron
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 cup sugar or as per taste
  • 2 tbsp condensed milk (optional)
  • Sliced pistachios and almonds for garnish

Method

  1. Soak saffron strands in 2 tbsp of warm milk.
  2. Chop dates and soak it in half cup of hot milk.
  3. In a pot, heat ghee on medium heat and roast the vermicelli till it turns golden brown. Add charoli when roasting.
  4. Next add 2 cups of hot water and allow to cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Add milk, sugar, dates, cardamom powder, raisins and some of the almonds and pistachios. Mix well and cook for 20 mins.
  6. Finally add cream (and condensed milk) and saffron and cook for 5 more mins.
  7. Can be served hot, at room temperature or cold.
  8. Garnish with pistachios and almonds.