2 cups broken vermicelli3 tablespoon solid ghee (Clarified butter)2 pieces taj (cinnamon)2 elachie pods (cardamom)1 cup chopped dates (reserve some for garnish)1 cup ordinary sugar½ cup boiling water½ cup milk1 small tin dessert cream/ or whipped coconut creamChopped pistachios
1. Braise dates, elachie, taj and broken vermicelli in ghee (Clarified butter) till vermicelli turns "pink".2. Add water and simmer till cooked.3. Add milk and sugar and simmer till it's absorbed by vermicelli.4. Cook till dry and loose.5. Garnish with cream, reserved chopped dates, pistachios and edible glitter.
INFO & TIPS
The cream is an optional garnish. May leave off.
The dates can be replaced with sultanas.
Pistachios replaced with slivered almonds.