Sheer Khurma

A dessert with the richness of vermicelli, dry fruits and milk. Extremely easy to make and one that stands out to be a comfortable and soulful dessert, while being a festival favourite.


  • 5 Each Of Almonds, Cashews And Pistachios
  • 3 Dates
  • 500 Ml Whole Milk (Nandini)
  • 40 G Vermicelli
  • 1 Tsp Ghee (Nandini)
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar – As Per Taste
  • 5 Pods As Cardamom Powder
  • Chironji Seeds Or Any Other Dry Fruits Can Also Be Added


Prep: 2 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes

  1. Chop some dry fruits – almonds, pistachios, cashews and dates.
  2. Boil 500 ml Milk and reduce it till it becomes medium thick, for around 10 minutes on medium flame. Now add some Saffron (optional).
  3. Add 1 tsp Ghee in a pan and lightly roast the chopped dry fruits for a minute. After that, add vermicelli and lightly roast them together. Once done, add them to the boiling milk.
  4. Add some sugar and cardamom powder and lightly mix well for a minute. Turn off the gas.
  5. Add 1 tbsp mawa and allow it to cool down.
  6. Garnish Sheer Khurma with dry fruits and rose petals.
  7. To make Mawa at home: Take 2 tbsp ghee in a Nonstick pan and add 1/2 cup of milk on medium flame. Once it starts boiling, gently add ¾ cup milk powder in small portions.
  8. Mix well and stir till it reduces to becomes a semi thick paste.
  9. Cool it down. Mawa is now ready.