1 liter of milk (or 2 cups of powder milk dissolved in 12 cups of water)
4 tbs. sugar
5-6 green cardamom (Chhoti Ilaichi) seeds
¼ cup chopped pistachios (Pistay)
½ cup chopped coconut (Narial)-dried
½ cup chopped almond (Badam)
¼ cup raisins (Kishmish)
¼ cup chopped dried dates (Chhuwaray)
1 hand full of vermicelli (sewayyan)
1 tsp. Kewra essence
Wash the dry fruit and soak in a little milk for 3-4 hours.
In a pot add milk, sugar and ilaichi seeds and simmer on low heat until it starts to thicken.
Add the vermicelli and keep cooking till it softens.
Add the presoaked dry fruit and cook for 5 minutes and just before removing from heat add the kewra essence.
Can be served hot or chilled.
Serving: 4-5 persons