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Sunday, March 04, 2012

Sheer Khurma

This Sheer Kurma or Khurma is a well known Mughlai Milky Dessert done with Vermicelli or Semiya. 'Sheer Khurma' in Urdu means 'Sweetened Milk with dried Dates'. An authentic recipe is given here and it takes abt 15 - 18 mins to serve 10 nos and mostly done without adding dried dates. Very aromatically yumm and thick Milky Dessert is a must-serve in celebrating Festive Occasion like Eid in many Muslim Households by the Urdu Speaking Community. Its more or less the same North Indian Vermicelli Kheer and South Indian Vermicelli(Semiya) Paysam. Try this recipe and Enjoy Yummy n Easy Desserts at home!. Enjoy Ur Meal!. BonAppetit!.

This Dessert comes with 3 sweet delightful news that I got to share with U all . It is given in the order I received them. These Three Foodbloggers have an immense treasure of Luvly recipes in their Blogspots.Visit these spaces in freetime to luk into their great recipe Collections.
1.Picked up as the Winner of a Book Giveaway '50 Great Curries of India' by Camila Punjabi for this recipe post of  Badham Mutton Biryani in 'Royal Feast Biryani' Event hosted by Revathi @ Kaarasaaram.
2.I received this Top Contributor Award From Teena Mary of   'Teenz Yummy Delights' for sharing 15 recipes to the Valentine Day  Event.
3.Declared as the Winner of  Tarla Dalal's Cookbook Giveaway for this recipe post of Rasmalai  for the 'Walk Thru Memory Lane 2012 - Feb' Event Hosted by GaythriKumar of Gayathri's Cookspot.

Sheer Kurma (Rich Mughlai Vermicelli Dessert)
600 ml boiled full cream Milk
100 gms vermicelli - crushed
70 - 100 gms sugar - as per taste
1 tbsp almond flakes
2-3 blanched pistachios
2-3 saffron strands
2 tsp ghee
1/4 tsp green cardamom powder
a pinch of nutmeg powder(optional)
1 tsp sunflower or chironji seeds - optional
5 tbsp sweet condensed milk - while serving
1.Soak saffron in 1 tbsp warm milk.
2.Heat 2 tsp ghee in a kadai and saute crushed vermicelli for 2-3 mins till it turns light golden brown on medium flame. Add 150 ml water and cook it till the vermicelli gets half done for 3 -4 mins.
3.Add milk and bring it to boil till the vermicelli gets done well and the milk turns light pink in colour on
medium - low flame for 5 - 6 mins time.
4.Add sugar and stir it well for a min or 2 - till it dissolves fully.
5.Add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder(optional),soaked saffron with milk,sunflower seeds(optional),almond and pistachio flakes and let it simmer for 6 more mins on low flame - keeping it covered and stirring it well every min.
6.Serve it hot or chilled to the Guests in 10 Dessert bowls with 2 tsp sweet condensed milk on top and dried
dates in a saucer.
1.U can add 5-6 dried Dates - soaked in milk and pulsed in step 3 - while adding milk.
2.U can add 1 tbsp dry-roasted grated coconut in Step 5.

Sending it to Spotlight : Colourful Holi Event hosted by Chandrani of Cuisine Delights
Color n Sweet Holi fest hosted by Preeeti of Preeti's Kitchen
to Cakes,Cookies and Desserts Event hosted by  Anjali
and Holi Hai Event hosted by  'Cook ..Eat ...n Share'

Similar Milky Dessert Recipes:
Wheat Payasam
Noodles Payasam
Red Banana Badham Payasam
Paal Kozhukattai Payasam
Oats Payasam & Oats Chocolate Payasam
Rice Flakes Payasam (Aval or Poha Payasam)
Yoghurt Payasam
Pathaneer Dessert n Porridge
Oats Pongal
Bread Pongal
Orange Kheer
Vermicelli Kheer


Faseela said...

Congrats Dear....yummy kheer....luks so inviting dear

Asiya Omar said...

Congrats for all your success christy.Sheer kurma looks yum yum..

Bikram said...

Wow and Congratulations on the award

My favourite sweet dish :) thank you


ra said...

congrats Christy...

Sheer kurma looks sick of writing yummy word again and again :P



Surabhi said...

Luks yummy yummmm..
Thanks linking it to Holi Hai :)
Ongoing Event

Unknown said...

Congrats.. Very delicious and yummy sheer kurma. Thanks for linking my event.

Cuisine Delights
My First Event - "COLOURFUL HOLI".

Anjali Bapna Shukla said...

Congratulations Dear!!
Your bowl looks super cool with those creamy white shades of milk...have never tried semiya with dates so this is surely a hit for me. :)
Thanks for linking.
Event : Cakes, Cookies and Desserts

preeti garg said...

awesome and traditional recipe...thanks for linking this recipe with my event