Sevai Ki Kheer ( Sheer Khurma)
|Vermicelli||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Full cream milk||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ghee||3 Tablespoon (clarified butter)|
|Chopped pistachios||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped raisins||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped almonds||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped cashews||2 Tablespoon|
|Dried coconut||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped dried dates||2 Tablespoon|
|Kevara essence||1⁄4 Tablespoon|
|Cardamom powder||1⁄4 Tablespoon|
In a medium heavy saucepan, heat milk and let it simmer on low heat until it is reduced to half the quantity, that means 2 cups.
Heat ghee/clarified butter in a large heavy bottomed saucepan, over medium heat.
Add the vermicelli to the hot fat and fry it for 3-4 minutes until fragrant and evenly browned.
Now add pistachios,almonds,cashews ,coconut,raisins and dates and fry the mixture for 2 minutes.
Pour in the warm reduced milk and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add sugar and cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves completely.
Stir in kevera essence and cardamon powder just before taking the pan off the heat.
Serve this traditional Eid-ul-Fitr sweet hot or cold.