Cooking time: 25 minutes
Servings: 5 servings
What is Sheer Korma?
Sheer Khurma is a combination of two words; Sheer is a Persian word meaning ‘milk’ and Khurma is also Persian for dates. This dish was introduced in the Subcontinent by Mughal Rulers.
- Butter 2 tablespoons
- Vermicelli ½ cup
- Sugar ½ cup
- Milk 3 cups
- Green cardamom powder ¼ tablespoon
- Arq-e-Gulab (Rose water) 2 tablespoons
- Chopped dry fruits (mix) ¼ cup
- Raisins (kishmish) 2 tablespoons
- Dates 2 tablespoons
- In a deep wok melt butter on medium flame.
- Add vermicelli to it and fry till golden brown.
- Then add sugar and milk to it and cook it through.
- After that add chopped dry fruits, stir well and boil for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Take fresh dates, deseed and chop them.
- Now, add dates, green cardamom powder and rose water (Aarq-e-Gulab) and cook for 2 minutes more.
- If sheer Khurma is too thick then you can add hot water little at a time till your desired consistency is achieved.
- Remove the wok from stove and dish out sheer khurma on a serving dish and garnish it with chopped dry fruits.
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