Month: April 2021

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Sheer khurma

Sheer khurma

 Sheer khurma | Seviyan kheer | Vermicelli recipe

 

Sheer khurma or sheer khorma is a Persian word for milk and dates. It is a festival vermicelli (Seviyan) pudding prepared by Muslims on Eid ul-Fitr (Ramadan) and Eid al-Adha (Bakrid). It is a traditional Muslim festive breakfast and a dessert for celebrations. This dish is made from various dry fruits, vermicelli (Seviyan),  milk, sugar, etc. Depending on the region, cardamom, pistachios, almonds, saffron, raisins are also added.

This special dish is served on the morning of Eid day in the family and friends after the Eid prayer as breakfast. It is very popular throughout the Indian subcontinent and Central Asia. As a child, I remember Sheer Khurma was mentioned in the school book in the information about Ramadan. Ever since then, it has been imprinted on my mind. The first thing that comes to my mind is a bowl full of sheer dates! The delicately made  Seviyan and dried fruit kheer, the beautiful color of the saffron sticks spread on the mind, and the light aroma of the cardamom that soothes the senses. The month of Ramadan comes to witness the completion of the sheer khurma!

So don’t forget to wish your Muslim friends during this holy month of Ramadan and enjoy the homemade Sheer Khurma!

Today I am going to share my secret recipe of Sheer khurma which I learned from my Mom.

Let’s start the recipe with secret tricks and tips.

 

Course: –  Dessert
Prep Time: – 10  Minutes
Cooking time: – 15 Minutes
Total Time: – 25 Minutes
Servings: – 10 Peoples

 

Sheer khurma Recipe Video:

 

 

Ingredients for Sheer khurma recipe:

2 liters – full cream Milk
150 gms – Vermicelli (Seviyan)
300 gms – Sugar (as per your taste)
100 gms – unsweetened Khoya
2 teaspoon – Cardamom powder
100 gms – dry Dates
25 gms – chopped Cashew nuts
100 ml – Ghee (clarified Butter)
25 gms – chopped Almonds
25 gms – chopped Pistachios
20-25 nos. – Saffron strands
25 gms – Walnuts
25 gms – Chironji/Charoli nuts (Calumpang nuts)
2 pinches or 1/8 teaspoon – Nutmeg powder
2 pinches or 1/8 teaspoon – Baking soda

 

 

Sheer khurma Ingredients, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Method for preparing Sheer khurma with step by step photos:

 

1 – Frist of all soak all dry fruits in separate bowls in water for 3-4 hours before chopping them.

After 4 hours drain all water from dry fruits and peel off the skin of pistachios, almonds, walnuts, and charoli nuts before chopping them (Roast charoli nuts a little bit, so its skin can be peeled off easily) Remove seeds from soaked dates and then chopped them into small pieces.

 

Soaking dry fruits in water, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

 

Peeling off charoli skin, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Peeling off walnut skin, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

 

2 – Boil the milk in a heavy bottom cooking pot, remove its top cream (malai) in a separate bowl and keep it aside.

 

Boiling the milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Removing cream from milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

3 – Now heat 2 tablespoons of ghee in a heavy bottom pan or kadhai on medium flame, and fry almonds, cashew, and pistachios nuts together for 1 minute. When it turns light golden brown then remove it on a plate.

 

Frying chopped Almonds, cashews and pistachios, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

4 – Further fry Charoli nuts for a minute and then transfer them to the same plate.

 

Frying Charoli, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

5 – Now break Vermicelli (Seviyan) sticks to half an inch size and fry it for a minute till it gets aromatic then keep aside.

 

Frying Seviyan, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

6 – Now add 1 tablespoon ghee in a kadhai, then fry walnuts and then dates for a minute and transfer it to a separate plate, and turn of the gas flame.

 

Frying walnuts, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Frying dates, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

7 – Add half of the fried dates to a fried dry fruits plate and combine it and keep aside.

 

Mixing half quantity of fried walnut and dates to other dry fruits, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

8 – Blend the remaining half quantity of fried walnuts and dates together and prepare its fine paste.

 

Blending walnut and dates, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Blended walnut and dates, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Preparing dry fruits and khoya paste:

 

9 – Further heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in a kadhai and add this walnuts and dates paste into it and fry it for a minute. Then add milk cream (malai), a cup of milk, and add baking soda. (don’t forget to add a pinch of baking soda to this at this stage otherwise, milk will be spilt while cooking) Cook well for a minute. Then add khoya to it and again cook with continuously stirring up to 1 boil. Then turn off the flame and keep it aside.

 

Frying walnut and date paste, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Adding malai to paste, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Adding milk to paste, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Adding khoya to paste, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Ready paste, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

10 – Now it’s time to combine all material.  Start boiling milk on a very low flame and add a pinch of baking soda, sugar, saffron strands, cardamom powder and keep stirring continuously.

 

Adding pinch of baking soda to milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Adding sugar to milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Adding saffron strands and cardamom powder, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

11 – After 1 boil add all fried dry fruits and cook for a minute. Then add mixture prepared in step-9  khoya, dates and walnuts mixture to this, keep stirring otherwise it turns into lumps

 

Adding fried dry fruits to milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Adding dry fruits paste to milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

12 – Finally add Vermicelli (Seviyan) to milk and cook for 2 minutes, after 2 minutes turn off the flame.

 

Adding Seviyan to milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

13 – After few minutes add little ghee and nutmeg powder on the top of sheer khurma and cover the lid.

 

Adding ghee and nutmeg powder to milk, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

Your Sher khurma is ready.

 

Ready sheer khurma, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

It’s my personal suggestion is to serve sheer khurma After 1 or 2 hours from its preparation time.

 

Serve it hot and enjoy it.

 

Sheer khurma in two bowls, Sheer khurma recipe.

 

 

Tips for Sheer khurma:

1 – Soak dry fruits overnight for better results.

2 – It’s my personal suggestion is to serve sheer khurma After 1 or 2 hours from its preparation time. by that time dry fruits become soft and sheer khurma becomes creamy.

3 – Don’t forget to add a pinch of baking soda while boiling milk to prevent splitting and preserve it for a long time (2 to 3 days).

4 – Add more vermicelli (Seviyan)  if you want thick sheer khurma.

 

 

Sheer khurma in bowl, Sheer khurma recipe.

Sheer khurma | Seviyan kheer | Vermicelli recipe

Fahamida
Sheer khurma or sheer khorma is a Persian word for milk and dates. It is a festival vermicelli (Seviyan) pudding prepared by Muslims on Eid ul-Fitr (Ramadan) and
Eid al-Adha (Bakrid). It is a traditional Muslim festive breakfast and a dessert for celebrations. This dish is made from various dry fruits, vermicelli (Seviyan), 
milk, sugar, etc. Depending on the region, cardamom, pistachios, almonds, saffron, raisins are also added.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 10 people
Calories 380 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 liters full cream Milk
  • 150 grams Vermicelli (Seviyan)
  • 300 grams Sugar (as per your taste)
  • 100 grams unsweetened Khoya
  • 2 teaspoons Cardamom powder
  • 100 grams dry Dates
  • 25 grams chopped Cashew nuts
  • 100 ml Ghee (clarified Butter)
  • 25 grams chopped Almonds
  • 25 grams chopped Pistachios
  • 20-25 nos. Saffron strands
  • 25 grams Walnuts
  • 25 grams Chironji/Charoli nuts (Calumpang nuts)
  • 2 pinch Nutmeg powder (⅛ teaspoon)
  • 2 pinch Baking soda (⅛ teaspoon)

Instructions
 

  • First of all soak all dry fruits in separate bowls in water for 3-4 hours before chopping them. Then peel off its skin
  • Boil the milk in a heavy bottom cooking pot, remove its top cream (malai) in a separate bowl and keep it aside.
  • Fry dry fruits in Ghee.
  • Break Vermicelli (Seviyan) sticks to half an inch size and fry them for a minute.
  • Blend half quantity of fried walnuts and dates together and prepare its fine paste.
  • Fry above paste for a minute, then add malai, 1 cup milk, 1 pinch of baking soda, and khoya. Keep stirring continuously till boiling.
  • Start boiling milk on a very low flame and add a pinch of baking soda, sugar, saffron strands, cardamom powder and keep stirring continuously.
  • After 1 boil add fried dry fruits and cook for a minute.
  • Then add mixture prepared in step-6  khoya, dates and walnuts mixture to this, keep stirring otherwise it turns in to lumps
  • Finally, add Vermicelli (Seviyan) to milk and cook for 2 minutes, after 2 minutes turn off the flame.
  • After few minutes add little ghee and nutmeg powder on the top of sheer khurma and cover the lid.
  • Your Sher khurma is ready.

Notes

 
1 - Soak dry fruits overnight for better results.
2 - It's my personal suggestion is to serve sheer khurma After 1 or 2 hours from its preparation time. by that time dry fruits become soft and sheer khurma becomes creamy.
3 - Don't forget to add a pinch of baking soda while boiling milk to prevent splitting and preserve it for a long time (2 to 3 days).
4 - Add more vermicelli (Seviyan)  if you want thick sheer khurma.
 
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Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi

Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi

Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi Recipes

 

Best and easy Sweet and Masala lassi recipe:  Lassi, Chaas, Buttermilk or laban is a very famous tasty and wonderful summer drink. If it is summer and you get a cold delicious drink, then it becomes fun. Everyone drinks it with gratification. It is also very easy and takes a very short time to prepare.

 

Nowadays various types of Lassi such as Strawberry Lassi, Rose Lassi, Mango Lassi, Plain Lassi are available but there are two main types of famous Lassi – sweet and salty masala lassi.

 

Lassi and Mattha or Chaas or Spiced Buttermilk, this Yogurt-based beverage is a classic Indian summer drink. A couple of spices and fresh herbs blended with yogurt and water make this thirst quencher. It is a great way to stay hydrated.

In today’s post, we are going to make two types of lassi. Sweet and spicy lassi. So, let’s start the recipe.

Sweet and masala lassi in 4 glasses,Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi

Sweet Lassi recipe:

 Sweet Lassi is a creamy, sweet, and cold drink made from the same Punjabi food and is very popular in North India. It is usually served as a cold drink after a meal or in the evening on summer days.

Nowadays, various types of Lassi are available there are two main types of Lassi – sweet and salty spicy lassi. In this recipe, we are making both sweet as well as salty lassi. First, it is whipped till it becomes soft and later sugar is added for sweetness, and cardamom is added for a good aroma. Finally, a little water or milk is added to make thick or thin lassi as per your liking. Lassi has the same main ingredients and hence the entire flavor depends on it. At home use, only those made from full-fat milk, and to make the right lassi, take care that it is not sour. Follow this step-by-step photo and video recipe below to make this delicious drink at home and don’t forget to read the tips before making it.

 

A few more Yogurt based, Cold drink, Juice recipes on the blog are:

 

 

 

 

Course: – Lassi, Cold drink, Juice
Prep Time: – 5 Minutes each
Cooking time: – 0
Total Time: – 5 Minutes each
Servings: – 4 Peoples

 

 

Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi Recipe Video:

 

Ingredients for sweet lassi

1 cup – (250 gms) – Yogurt (Dahi)
3 tablespoons – Powdered Sugar
½ cup (100 ml) – Milk
4-5 Nos. – Saffron strands
¼ teaspoon – Cardamom powder
½ teaspoon – Salt (as per your taste)
2-4 tablespoon – Water
4-5  nos. – Ice cubes
2-3 nos – Pistachios (chopped)
2-3 nos. – Almonds (chopped)

 

Ingredients for Masala lassi or Mattha

1cup (250 gms) – Yogurt (Dahi)
1 glass (250 ml) – Chilled water
1 teaspoon – Cumin powder (Jeera)
¼ teaspoon – Black Pepper powder
¼ teaspoon – Asafoetida (hing)
2 nos. – Green Chillies (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon – chopped Coriander leaves
½ inch piece – Ginger (grated)
½ teaspoon – Salt (as per your taste)

 

Method for preparing sweet lassi with step by step photos:

 

1 – Before starting the recipe soak saffron strands in 1/2 cup of milk for at least 10 minutes and your saffron milk ready.

 

2 – Now take a 1 cup yogurt in a deep bowl and whisk a little with a hand blender or wooden whisk beater

 

 

Pouring yogurt in mixing bowl, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

Whisking yogurt, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

3 – Then add powdered sugar and cardamom powder. Whisk it until the sugar gets dissolved. it takes a minute only.

 

 

Adding powdered sugar, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

4 – Further add saffron milk in it and whisk it for another minute.

 

 

Adding saffron milk to yogurt, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

5 –  At the end add little chilled water or ice cubes, 1/4 teaspoon of salt (as per your taste), and whisk again.

 

Adding chilled water, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

6 – Garnish it with chopped dry fruits, saffron strands, and ice cubes.

 

Sweet Lassi in 2 glasses, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

7 –  Your sweet Lassi is ready for serving.

 

 

Note:

1 – You can use curd or yogurt homemade or market. but take full-fat curd or yogurt.
2 – Don’t add too much milk.
3 – Adding dry fruits and saffron are optional.
4 – Once you make lassi store it in a refrigerator.

Masala Lassi / Mattha recipe:

 

Masala lassi or Mattha or Buttermilk is an amazing, cool, and refreshing beverage to serve on a hot summer day. It helps in curing stomach ailments, provides protection against heat strokes, and helps digestion. Make this refreshing drink for your family and friends

Mattha is a refreshing summer drink from Maharashtrian Cuisine. It is basically deliciously spiced buttermilk. An excellent summer coolant and very good for digestion, a typical Maharashtrian wedding will have Mattha served for sure. Classically it is prepared with buttermilk, but one can make it using plain yogurt as well. Mattha is spiced with ginger, cumin powder, green chilly, salt and the addition of fresh Coriander leaves makes it all the more flavorful.

 

Method for preparing Masala Lassi / Mattha recipe with step by step photos:

 

1 – Take a 1 cup yogurt in a mixing bowl.

 

Yogurt in mixing bowl, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

2 – Whisk it a little with a wooden whisk beater or hand blender to make it lumps-free.

 

Whisking yogurt with whisk, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

 

3 – Now add all spicy one by one like first add cumin powder then add chopped green chillies, grated ginger, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder, chopped coriander leaves, asafoetida, and salt to taste.

 

Adding cumin powder, Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi recipe.

 

Adding, Chopped green chillies, grated ginger, black pepper powder, chopped coriander leaves, asafoetida, and salt, Sweet and Masala Lassi Recipe.

 

4 – Mix all ingredients well with yogurt and then add chilled water as much as you want your spicy lassi thick or thin. I have added here 1 glass (250 ml) of chilled water.

 

Mixing all ingredients, Sweet and Masala Lassi Recipe.

 

Adding chilled water,, Sweet and Masala Lassi Recipe.

 

5 – Finally, whisk this for 3-4 minutes until a little fogy thin butter comes out on the surface.

 

Whisking Mattha, Sweet and Masala Lassi Recipe.

 

 

6 – Now your spicy lassi/Mattha is ready. garnish it with Chopped coriander leaves and cumin powder.

 

Masala lassi in 2 glasses, Sweet and Masala Lassi Recipe.

 

 

Notes:

1 –  Add chilled water to your likeness

2 – You can add mint leaves or Tulsi leaves instead of coriander leaves.

3 – Store in a refrigerator it will last for a minimum of 24 hours.

 

Sweet and mattha-masala lassi in 4 glasses

Sweet Lassi and Masala Lassi Recipes

Fahamida
Best and easy Sweet and Masala lassi recipe:  Lassi, Chaas, Buttermilk or laban is a very famous tasty and wonderful summer drink. If it is summer and you get a cold delicious drink, then it becomes fun. Everyone drinks it with gratification. It is also very easy and takes a very short time to prepare.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Cold drink, Lassi,
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 150 kcal

Ingredients
  

Ingredients for sweet lassi

  • 1 cup Yogurt (Dahi) (250 gms)
  • 3 tablespoon Powdered Sugar
  • ½ cup Milk (100 ml)
  • 4-5 nos. Saffron strands
  • ¼ teaspoon Cardamom powder
  • ½ teaspoon Salt (as per your taste)
  • 2-4 tablespoon Water
  • 4-5 nos. Ice cubes
  • 2-3 nos. Pistachios (chopped)
  • 2-3 nos. Almonds (chopped)

Ingredients for Masala lassi or Mattha

  • 1 cup Yogurt (Dahi) (250 gms)
  • 1 glass Chilled water (250 gms)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1-2 nos. Green Chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoons chopped Coriander leaves
  • ½ inch Ginger (grated)
  • ½ teaspoon Salt (as per your taste)Salt

Instructions
 

Method for preparing sweet lassi:

  • Before starting the recipe soak saffron strands in 1/2 cup of milk for at least 10 minutes and your saffron milk ready.
  • Now take a 1 cup yogurt in a deep bowl and whisk a little with a hand blender or wooden whisk beater
  • Then add powdered sugar and cardamom powder. Whisk it until the sugar gets dissolved. it takes a minute only.
  • Further, add saffron milk in it and whisk it for another minute.
  • At the end add little chilled water or ice cubes, ¼ teaspoon of salt (as per your taste), and whisk again.
  • Garnish it with chopped dry fruits, saffron strands, and ice cubes.
  • Your sweet Lassi is ready for serving.

Method for preparing Masala Lassi:

  • Take a 1 cup yogurt in a mixing bowl.
  • Whisk it a little with a wooden whisk beater or hand blender to make it lumps-free.
  • Now add all spicy one by one like first add cumin powder then add chopped green chillies, grated ginger, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder, chopped coriander leaves, asafoetida, and salt to taste.
  • Mix all ingredients well with yogurt and then add chilled water as much as you want your spicy lassi thick or thin. I have added here 1 glass (250 ml) of chilled water.
  • Finally, whisk this for 3-4 minutes until a little fogy thin butter comes out on the surface.
  • Now your spicy lassi/Mattha is ready. garnish it with Chopped coriander leaves and cumin powder.

Notes

Tips for Sweet lassi:
1 - You can use curd or yogurt homemade or market. but take full-fat curd or yogurt.
2 - Don't add too much milk.
3 - Adding dry fruits and saffron are optional.
4 - Once you make lassi store it in a refrigerator.
Tips for Masala lassi:
1 -  Add chilled water to your likeness
2 - You can add mint leaves or Tulsi leaves instead of coriander leaves.
3 - Store in a refrigerator it will last for a minimum of 24 hours.
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