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Sevia_HNTI’m making a sweet and delicious simple dessert called Sevia or Sheer Kurma  This delicious milky dessert is delicately flavoured with saffron and ghee, studded with nuts and dried fruit and vermicelli noodles.

It wasn’t till I got married that I started making this dessert, it’s typically served at Ramadan and Eid and I got into the habit of making a large batch every year.

This dessert can be served cold of slightly warmed up. Over time, it can thicken, just add some milk to thin it out.

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Sheer Kurma or Sevia


  • Ingredients
  • 2 tbsps ghee or clarified butter
  • 1/4 cup each raw cashews, almonds and pistachios chopped
  • 4-5 dried figs and dates sliced
  • 4 cups of milk
  • 1 pinch of saffron
  • 1 can condensed milk(300 ml)
  • 100 gms roasted Vermicelli


  1. Process
  2. In a saute pan let the ghee melt and add the nuts followed by the dried fruit
  3. Add two cups of milk and the saffron and bring to a boil
  4. Add the other two cups and when it's heated through add the vermicelli followed by the condensed milk
  5. Stir well to incorporate and serve