Sheer branj

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 litre milk
  • 25 gms - basmati rice
  • 125 gms - sugar
  • 75 gms - khoya
  • 40 gms - ghee
  • 25 gms - cashewnut paste
  • 75 gms - malai (cream)
  • 25 gms - almonds and pistachios
  • 1/2 cup - kewra essence
  • 1/4 tsp - elaichi (cardamom) powder
  • Saffron (soaked in warm water)

How to Make Sheer branj

  • Boil milk, add washed rice and let it simmer until tender.
  • Add half of the sugar; do not stir until it boils again. Once boiled, stir and cook gently for a few minutes.
  • Add mashed khoya little by little, mixing well so as to avoid lump formation.
  • Add half of the kewra water and the remaining sugar.
  • Mix and keep adding the remaining kewra water.
  • Keep stirring until it thickens and sticks to the spoon.
  • Add melted ghee while mixing well.
  • Blend malai with cashew paste and saffron water.
  • Add to the sheer branj along with elaichi powder.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Serve garnished with slices of almonds and pistachios.