Sheer Khurma Recipe | Food Diaries | Zarnak Sidhwa | Dessert

Sheer Khurma Recipe| Food Diaries
Sheer Khurma Recipe| Food Diaries

Sheer Khurma is just what you are looking for in these Eid days. Enjoy these days to the fullest and make this dessert today!

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Sheer Khurma and Chicken Biryani Recipe. This show of Food Diaries with Zarnak Sidhwa aired on 26 May 2020.





  • Milk 500 ml
  • Vermicelli broken 50 gm
  • Sugar 1/4 cup
  • Dates, chopped 2 tbsp
  • Raisins 1/4 cup
  • Almonds blanched 1/4 cup
  • Pistachios 1/4 cup
  • Clarified butter 1/4 cup
  • Saffron 1/2 tsp
  • Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp

Take a pan and heat little clarified butter in it. Fry almonds, raisins and pistachios. Now in another pan add ghee roast the vermicelli. In another wide pan simmer the milk till it thickens, add sugar and simmer again. Add the roasted vermicelli and dry fruits along with dates and saffron. Mix well till simmer. Add cardamom powder. Serve chilled, garnished with dates.


  • Red chili whole 6
  • Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
  • Whole All spice mixed handful
  • Star anise 1
  • Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
  • Black peppercorns 10
  • Cloves 7-8
  • Black cardamom 1
  • Yellow food color a pinch
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste ½ tbsp
  • Yogurt 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Chicken 500gms
  • oil as required
  • Onion sliced 1
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Green cardamoms 3
  • Cinnamon stick 1
  • Green chilies 4-5
  • Tomatoes sliced 1
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • All spice powder 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt ½ cup
  • Fresh coriander ½ cup
  • Mint leaves ½ cup
  • Onion fried ½ cup
  • Yogurt ¼ cup
  • Yellow food color ½ tsp
  • Rice ½ kg soaked and boiled
  • Onion fried as required


Grind whole red chilies, coriander seeds, all spice, Star anise, cumin seeds, black pepper corns, cloves and black cardamom until coarsely ground and set aside. In a bowl mix yellow food color, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and yogurt and add in chicken and mix well and marinate for 30 minutes. Heat oil and fry the chicken, simmer until it is done and give coal smoke using a hot charcoal and oil for few minutes and set aside. In another pan, fry onions in oil until golden, then add bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamom and green chilies, tomatoes, turmeric powder, salt, red chili powder, ground spices, garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste, mix and add yogurt, then mix well and cook until oil separates. Add fresh coriander, mint leaves, fried onion and the BBQ chicken. Whisk yellow food color in yogurt and add in the biryani mix. Add the boiled rice and sprinkle with fried onion and the spice mix, cover with lid and steam cook for 8-10 minutes.

Sheer Khurma Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Sheer Khurma Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Zarnak Sidhwa at Masala TV show Food Diaries. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Zarnak Sidhwa.

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