Sunday, December 16, 2007

Sheer Khurma

7 cups skimmed milk
100 grams roasted whole wheat vermicelli
1 tablespoon ghee
A few strands of saffron
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds (chironji)
teaspoon green cardamom powder
A pinch nutmeg powder
6 teaspoons sucrolose
3-4 almonds, blanched and slivered
3-4 pistachios, blanched and slivered

Boil milk till reduced to three fourths its volume.Heat ghee in a kadai. Add the vermicelli and stir gently. Add reduced milk and mix.Add saffron, sunflower seeds, green cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and cook for about five minutes. Add sugar substitute, almonds and pistachios and mix.
Taste for sweetness and serve hot