Lucknowi/Qimami Sevyian: Sweet Vermicelli

Lucknowi Sevai

Lucknow Sevai Qimami Sevyian is how I remember Eid. Growing up in Lucknow, Eid was pretty special and these special Lucknowi style sevyian or sweet vermicelli is synonymous to Eid. These are different than Sheer Khurma (I made recently) which is absolutely delicious and also quintessential Eid dessert. Continue reading

Sheer Khurma (Vermicelli Pudding)

SevaiSheer Khurma or Seveyian or Vermicelli Pudding is yet another recipe I bring you from Home. Sheer Khurma is that special dessert which makes you ask ‘What’s the occasion’!. This sweet, rich Mughlai dessert is all about festivals, celebrations, families, joys and togetherness. A delicate and sumptuous medley of vermicelli, milk, fresh cream, dry fruits and dates. Everything blends together so well and creates a magic of taste. Continue reading

Gajar Ka Halwa aka Carrot Pudding

Gajar ka HalwaA lazy Sunday afternoon; grandma, freshly laundered clothes, masalas, some pickles, lemons if i remember; all soaking up their share of the bright, pleasantly hot sun. Along with this, mommy leisurely grating the bright red luscious carrots to make what we all loved ‘Gajar Ka Halwa’ . This is how i remember making of Gajar ka Halwa.   Continue reading