How to make Sheer Kurma -

A integral part of Eid menu, sheer kurma is a rich kheer made with vermicelli and milk.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Skimmed milk (स्किम्ड मिल्क/ दूध), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Sheer Kurma

Sheer Kurma Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sheer Kurma Recipe

  • Skimmed milk 1 1/2 litres

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Whole-wheat vermicelli roasted 100 grams

  • saffron strands a few

  • Sunflower seeds (charoli/chironji) 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg grated a pinch

  • Sugar substitute sucralose 6 teaspoons

  • Almonds blanched and slivered 3-4

  • Pistachios blanched and slivered 3-4


Step 1

Boil the milk until it has reduced in volume by roughly a quarter.

Step 2

Heat the olive oil in a kadai, then add the vermicelli, stirring gently. Stir in the reduced milk.

Step 3

Add the saffron, sunflower seeds, cardamom powder and nutmeg, and cook for about 5 minutes.

Step 4

Stir in the sugar substitute and nuts, taste for sweetness and serve immediately.

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