“Ramzan Special – #IftarSweetTreats – Sheermal

Sheermal, as its name suggests (‘sheer’ meaning milk and ‘mal or maal’ meaning loosely connoting “rich food”) is one of the several rare Lucknow and Hyderabadi delicacies and very famous during#Ramazan#IftarSweetTreats

Servings : 6

Ingredients :

  • 3 cups maida (refined flour)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp milk extra
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3/4 cup ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Few saffron strands

Recipe :

  • Soak saffron strands in 2 tbsp hot milk for 1/2 an hour, then mix well to dissolve the saffron.
  • Mix together flour, salt and sugar and add melted ghee.
  • Rub in the ghee then adding a little milk at a time, knead into a soft smooth dough.
  • Cover and keep aside for 2 hours. Knead, and keep again for 2 hours.
  • Roll dough into 6″ rounds about 14″ thick and prick all over.
  • Cook on a tawa/griddle, first over high heat then low, to cook through, till brown on both sides.
  • Smear with the milk solution, cook a little more, then serve hot brushed with ghee.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *