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Afghan Sheer Pira Recipe

Sheer Pira, as its name suggests, means sweet milk in Dari language. It is considered to be a traditional Afghan dessert. Our dessert is easily made with a mixture of cream milk powder, cardamom, rosewater based on the maker’s choice, and chopped pistachios, almonds, and even raisins.

Simple ingredients that make the best desserts.

It should be mentioned that in Afghanistan, sheer Pira is prepared a lot, mainly during celebrations and even special occasions. Weddings and parties are almost incomplete without the presence of it in Afghanistan.

What Are the Ingredients of Yummy Sheer Peera?

Let us know all the ingredients we need for making sheer Pira at home.

The ingredients we need are:

  • Sugar
  • Cardamom powder
  • Full-cream milk powder
  • Dry raisins
  • Rosewater
  • Almonds
  • Pistachios powder

Sheer Pira recipe

Now let us know how Sheer Pira is made with the help of the recipe provided below.

  1. First, take a big pan and add one cup of sugar to it.
  2. Now add a cup of water and 1 tablespoon of rosewater to your sugar in the pan.
  3. Add 1/2 tablespoon cardamom powder to the pan.
  4. Let it cook.
  5. Make sure the sugar is dissolved completely in the water.
  6. Then add 2 cups of milk powder slowly and keep it on a low flame on the heat.
  7. Mix it thoroughly and also make sure there are no lumps in the mixture.
  8. You should get a thick texture. Once you get it, turn off the heat.
  9. Add the dried fruits you desire. Raisins, chopped almonds, or even chopped pistachios. It is up to your choice.
  10. Turn on the heat again and this time, bring a bowl and grease it thoroughly with oil or it is better to spread butter paper.
  11. Pour the mixture into the bowl.
  12. Now it is time to keep it in the fridge for two hours maximum.
  13. After two hours, the dessert is all set. Cut it in any shape you desire and enjoy having Sheer Pira wherever you are.

There can be other recipes online as well, but the ingredients are all the same. Some variations can be seen in other recipes. Try to make Sheer Pira at home and let us know the taste of this amazing dessert that you made for the first time.

Sheer Pira is known to be a dessert that melts in the mouth. It is effortless to prepare, and at the same time, it is considered a very healthy dessert as well—a dessert with a great texture, fantastic taste, and robust flavor.

If you like the taste of it, so you can even make it for your family and friends or recommend the recipe to them.

Afghan Sheer Pira Recipe

Recipe by ShayanCourse: DessertsCuisine: AfghanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
chill time

2

hours 
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

230

kcal

Sheer Pira, as its name suggests, means sweet milk in Dari language. It is considered to be a traditional Afghan dessert. It is easily made with a mixture of cream milk powder, cardamom, and rosewater.

Ingredients

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Cardamom powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Full-cream milk powder 2 cups

  • Raisins

  • Almonds

  • Pistachios powder

  • Rosewater 1 tbsp 

Directions

  • First, take a big pan and add one cup of sugar to it.
  • Now add a cup of water and 1 tablespoon of rosewater to your sugar in the pan.
  • Add 1/2 tablespoon cardamom powder to the pan. Let it cook.
  • Make sure the sugar is dissolved completely in the water.
  • Then add 2 cups of milk powder slowly and keep it on a low flame on the heat.
  • Mix it thoroughly and also make sure there are no lumps in the mixture.
  • You should get a thick texture. Once you get it, turn off the heat.
  • Add the dried fruits you desire. Raisins, chopped almonds, or even chopped pistachios. It is up to your choice.
  • Turn on the heat again and this time, bring a bowl and grease it thoroughly with oil or it is better to spread butter paper.
  • Pour the mixture into the bowl.
  • Now it is time to keep it in the fridge for two hours maximum.
  • After two hours, the dessert is all set. Cut it in any shape you desire and enjoy having Sheer Pira wherever you are.

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