The festival of Eid al-Adha, also known as Bakrid, will be celebrated on June 16 or 17. On this day, a variety of dishes are prepared. Sheer khurma or sewai are especially made for delightful desserts. If you want to add a special twist to the traditional recipe of sheer khurma, consider trying this mango sewai recipe. 

Ingredients you need:

•    1 cup sewai (vermicelli)
•    1 litre milk
•    1 cup sugar
•    2-3 ripe mangoes (puree)
•    ½ cup chopped mango (for garnish)
•    ¼ tsp of cardamom powder
•    10-12 chopped almonds
•    10-12 chopped pistachios
•    1 tbsp ghee
•    Saffron threads
•    Raisins

Follow these steps:

Step 1- Heat ghee in a pan. Add vermicelli and fry until it turns golden brown. Keep stirring continuously.

Step 2- In another pot, bring milk to a boil. Reduce the flame and let it boil for about 10 minutes.

Step 3- Add the roasted vermicelli to the milk. Cook for about 10 minutes or until vermicelli becomes tender. 

Step 4- Add sugar and cardamom powder to the vermicelli and mix well. Then proceed to add saffron threads and continue cooking for 5 minutes. 

Step 5- Remove the sewai from heat and let it cool down. Once it is lukewarm, add the mango puree to it. Ensure that sewai is not too hot.

Step 6- Mix everything thoroughly but gently. Make sure you don’t break the vermicelli. 

Step 7- Finally, garnish with chopped mangoes, almonds, cashews, pistachios, and raisins. Serve it chilled for best taste.