Eid Special Sheer Khurma & Meethi Seviyan Recipes in 2023

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Most people used to say that Eid is only for the children to wear new clothes, go outside to have fun, buy new toys, and, last but not least, enjoy yummy desserts. This Eid is known as ‘Meethi Eid’ and known can say no to everyone’s favourite sheer khurma. While Eid is for every age people because fasting for almost 30 days and desperately waiting for Eid day excites everyone, from our mothers, who are searching for an Eid special sheer khurma recipe to all the family members enjoying the savoury of that dish.
Our blog will help you learn more about the Eid special desserts, including their secret ingredients and recipes. Let’s get it start.

Sheer Khurma

This Eid, satisfy your sweet cravings and add sweetness to your dining table with Pakistani-style Eid Special Sheer Khurma. It’s a dessert with creamy vermicelli and dry fruit topping. Renowned as an Eid Seviyan.
Eid is a time of celebration that unites people through love and affection despite religious and cultural barriers. Every Muslim home serves its guests with this symbolic dessert for Eid.
While there are regional and cultural variations in sheer khurma recipes, the basic ingredients always stay the same. The vermicelli needs to be combined with milk and almonds, and the final texture of the dish should be semi-thick. You can also vary sweetness by adding needed white sugar, brown sugar or stevia.
As Eid has just arrived around the corner, prepare the most famous and Eid special Sheer khurma recipe that everyone loves to eat. We will give you a detailed ingredients list and recipe method.

It is a wholesome and nourishing sweet recipe. Try this recipe for your family and friends if you want some tasty and delectable sweet dish on Eid.

Sheer Khurma Recipe:

1. Vermicelli (150g)
2. Ghee (2 tbsp)
3. Milk (1 litre)
4. Sugar (1 cup)
5. Khoya (150g)
6. Cardamom pods (6-8)
7. Almonds (1/4 cup, chopped)
8. Pistachios (1/4 cup, chopped)
9. Raisins (1/4 cup)
10. Dates (6-8, chopped)
11. Saffron (a pinch)
12. Water (as required)

For Garnishing:

1. Coconut powder
2. Almonds
3. Pistachios
4. Raisins


1. In a deep pot, heat ghee over medium heat. Add vermicelli and fry until it turns golden brown.
2. Remove the vermicelli from the pot and set it aside.
3. n the same pot, add milk and bring it to a boil.
4. Reduce heat to low and add the fried vermicelli, sugar, and khoya. Mix well and let it cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5. Crush the cardamom pods and add them to the pot. Mix well and let it cook for another 5-10 minutes.
5. In a separate pan, roast the almonds, pistachios, raisins, and chopped dates until lightly browned.
7. Add the roasted nuts and fruits to the pot and mix well.
8. Finally, add a pinch of saffron to the pot and mix well.
9. If the sheer khurma is too thick, add some water to thin it out.
10. Serve hot or chilled as desired.
This recipe is a perfect blend of vermicelli, milk, sugar, khoya, nuts, and dried fruits, and is sure to be loved by all. It is a traditional Pakistani dessert that is often served during Eid, weddings, and other special occasions.

Tips of Sheer khurma

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Here are a few quick tips to help you cook sheer khurma with perfect rice creamy texture and toasted nuts, adding a premium flavour.
1. Make use of high-quality and fresh vermicelli. You can check out its freshness by smelling it out. Old vermicelli smells bad, and even when you follow an excellent recipe, it will ruin your taste.
2. Never use thick or colourful vermicelli.
3. Use full-fat or creamy milk to achieve the ideal texture.
4. Roasted nuts will enhance flavour.
5. According to your taste and preferences, you can change the consistency. Make it as thick as you want, and if you prefer thin or runny, then adjust the amount of milk.

Meethi Seviyan


The classic treat of Indian and sweet Pakistani cuisines is meethi seviyan, often known as dry Seviyan and sweet vermicelli. It’s a dry seviyan dish made without milk. The best thing about this dish is that it’s easy to cook in a few minutes to be served on Eid and other festive events in India and Pakistan.

It can be prepared in various ways, but a few recipes are so widely used that everyone goes crazy over them. Another best part is that you only need a small number of ingredients to prepare this dish.

Meethi Seviyan Recipe:

1. Vermicelli (150g)
2. Ghee (3 tbsp)
3. Milk (1 litre)
4. Sugar (1 cup)
5. Green cardamom pods (4-6)
6. Almonds (1/4 cup, chopped)
8. Pistachios (1/4 cup, chopped)
9. Raisins (1/4 cup)
10. Water (1 cup)


1. Heat 3 tbsp of ghee in a deep pan over medium heat.
2. Add 150g of vermicelli and stir continuously until it turns light golden brown.
3. Add 1 cup of water and stir to combine.
4. Reduce the heat and let the vermicelli simmer for 3-4 minutes until it becomes soft.
5. Add 1 litre of milk to the pan and bring it to a boil.
6. Crush 4-6 green cardamom pods and add them to the pan.
8. Add 1 cup of sugar to the pan and stir until it dissolves.
9. Stir the mixture occasionally for 10-15 minutes, or until the vermicelli has absorbed the milk and becomes soft and fluffy.
10. Meanwhile, in a separate pan, roast 1/4 cup of chopped almonds, 1/4 cup of chopped pistachios, and 1/4 cup of raisins over medium heat until they become lightly browned and fragrant.
11. Add the roasted nuts and raisins to the pan with the vermicelli mixture and stir to combine.
12. Turn off the heat and let the meethi seviyan cool down slightly.
13. Serve the meethi seviyan hot or chilled, garnished with extra chopped nuts, if desired.

In conclusion, both are traditional desserts often served during Eid, weddings, and other special occasions in Pakistan and India.
It is a sweet and delicious dish that brings people together; its aroma and taste are hard to resist. Follow our Eid special sheer khurma recipe and meethi seviyan recipe to add sweetness to your dining table on Eid

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