|Place of origin||Herat, Afghanistan and another popular version evolved in Hyderabad, Telangana State, India.|
|Region or state||Central Asia, Indian subcontinent|
|Main ingredients||Vermicelli, milk, dates, cashew nuts, cardamom, butter|
Sheer khurma or Sheer khorma (Persian: شير خرما), literally "milk with dates" in Persian, is a festival vermicelli pudding prepared by Muslims on Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha in Afghanistan, Indian subcontinent and parts of Central Asia. It is a traditional Muslim festive breakfast, and a dessert for celebrations. This dish is made from dried dates.
This special dish is served on the morning of Eid day in the family after the Eid prayer as breakfast, and throughout the day to all the visiting guests. It is very popular throughout the Indian subcontinent and Central Asia.
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Vermicelli are fried in clarified butter. Then milk (sheer) is added and the vermicelli are allowed to cook further. As the mixture thickens, sugar and dates (Khurma) are added along with any other dried fruits.
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