Sheer Khurma (Sweet Vermicelli with Milk)
From the Kitchen of Aisha Kureishy
September 30, 2010
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
In a skillet warm butter and add the cardamom seeds.
Add the vermicelli to hot butter and lightly brown the vermicelli for a few minutes.
In a separate pot, combine whole milk, whipping cream, sugar and vermicelli. Gently stir for a few minutes so that sugar is dissolved.
On medium heat, bring milk mixture to a boil while stirring at intervals to avoid liquid from sticking to pan.
After first boil reduce the heat to minimum and let mixture thicken to your desired consistency.
Add kewra and stir well.
Add some crushed nuts to the desert and some to garnish the desert.
Cool it down and then chill. It is now ready to serve.