How to make Sheera -

This semolina preparation is not only sweet, it is very comforting too.Sheera, a sweet, but had as part of breakfast by seasoned mumbaikars. Go ahead give it a try to this amazing Sheera recipe

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Semolina (rawa/suji) (रवा/सूजी), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Sheera Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sheera Recipe

  • Semolina (rawa/suji) 1 cup

  • Ghee 1/2 cup

  • Milk 2 1/2 cups

  • Saffron (kesar) 5-6 strands

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 1/2 cup

  • Almonds chopped 2 tablespoons + for garnishing

  • Cashewnuts chopped 2 tablespoons + for garnishing


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add semolina and roast on low heat till fragrant.

Step 2

Heat milk in another non-stick pan.

Step 3

Add milk, saffron and cardamom powder to semolina, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add sugar, mix, cover and cook till it melts. Switch off heat, add almonds and cashewnuts and mix well.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with cashewnuts and almonds.

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