Colored Sheer pira


by: vimalalakshmi

It is an afgan sweet and very easy to make.I have tried it for the first time and i feel so happy that i have got the good results.Just we need only 5 ingredients to make but need so much patience to complete this dish.Hope u all enjoy this recipe in this Diwali.My kids and family liked this sweet a lot.Can make in many colors and flavours related to ur creativity.


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serves: 15

2 cups Skimmed milk powder

2 tbsp coarsely crushed nuts

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

food color-a pinch(any color you need)

pineapple essence-few drops(can add any flavoured essence of ur choice)

Nutrition Facts
Colored Sheer pira

Servings Per Recipe: 15

Amount per Serving

Calories: 68

  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.7 mg
  • Sodium: 17.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  •     Sugars: 15 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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1.  In a saucepan add water,color and sugar make it to boil in simmer for abt 15 mins check from every minute after 10 mins of boiling the syrup.pour a drop on the plate and check it is not runny when the syrup thickens and appears like a ball then it is ready to mix with rest of the ingredients.

2.  Set a rectangular aluminium tray greased with ghee.

3.  Meanwhile add milk pr,nuts and essence in a bowl and pour the sugar syrup and whisk well immediately till it rolls like a ball.

4.  Put the mixture into the greased tray and spread them,tap them flat and cool for a while when still warm cut them into desired shapes and cool completely and remove the pieces from tray and store tight in a container.

Cooks' note:
For colored layer add needed color in the syrup.first prepare one color layer them and rest them for 10 mins and layer the second and set.

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Jennifer Bu


looks yummy!