Sheer Khurma Recipe

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Sheer Khurma Recipe

  • Sheer Khurma - Ramadan/Eid special dessert

A traditional Muslim festive dessert Sheer Khurma or Sheer Khorma (Vermicelli Pudding) is a delicious dessert in Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Bangladesh prepared on Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-al-Adha. Sheer Khurma made from Vermicelli (Seviyan), Sugar and Dates. Follow this step-by-step recipe to make this creamy Mughlai dessert at home during Ramzan & Eid. Ramadan special Recipe.


  • 1 & 1/2 Litre Full-Fat Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Vermicelli (Seviyan)
  • 5 – 6 tbsp. Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • 3 tbsp. Raisins
  • 5 Dates (sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp. Cardamom Powder
  • 25 Cashews
  • 25 Almonds
  • 25 Pistachios
  • 1 tbsp. Chironji (Charoli)


  • Soak Dry fruits (Cashew, Almonds, Pistachios and Chironji) in hot water for 1 hour. Remove the skin and slice all the dry fruits except Chironji.
  • Heat 2 tbsp. Clarified Butter in a pan.
  • Sauté soaked & sliced dry fruits over medium flame for about 4 – 5 minutes, remove from pan and keep aside.
  • In the same pan, sauté Raisins & sliced Dates until nice aroma comes and Raisins puffs up, remove from pan and keep aside.
  • Now, add 3 tbsp. Clarified Butter in the same pan, add broken Vermicelli (Seviyan) and roast till golden brown. Stir continuously.
  • Stir and add Milk.
  • Cook over medium flame and allow the Milk to come to a boil.
  • Lower the flame and cook for 5 – 7 minutes more.
  • Vermicelli will become soft after 5 – 7 minutes of cooking.
  • Now add Sugar and Cardamom Powder, mix well and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, add Dry Fruits, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • After 2 minutes, switch off the gas.
  • Garnish with Dry Fruits and serve Sheer Khurma hot or cold.

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