Homemade Afghan sweets (sheer pira)

Ingredients:(Homemade Afghan sweets (sheer pira))

440 g (2 cups) white sugar

500 ml (2 cups) water

440 g (4 cups) full-cream milk powder

1 tbsp ground cardamom

1 tbsp rosewater

125 g (1 cup) chopped walnuts

1 tbsp ground pistachios

Directions:(Homemade Afghan sweets (sheer pira))


Place the sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat and stir until the sugar dissolves. Simmer, without stirring, for 10–15 minutes, or until a thick syrup forms. Do not allow the syrup to color.

Meanwhile, combine the milk powder, cardamom, rosewater and walnuts in a bowl. Pour over the hot syrup and quickly combine well. Pour mixture into a shallow dish and scatter with the ground pistachios. Stand for 30 minutes or until cool and set. Cut into diamonds or squares to serve.