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'Shahi' Sheermal Recipe From The Gullies Of Old Delhi

Here's how you can make Meerut's famous Shahi Sheermal.

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There's no better place to have Shahi Sheermal than this shop in Old Delhi. Located at Urdu Bazar in Jama Masjid, Haji Nizamuddin is famous for serving mouth-watering sheermals starting from Rs 40- Rs 200.

This sweet maida naan is made with saffron, milk and ghee and then finally topped with nuts like almonds, walnuts and pistachios. One bite of this scrumptious sheermal and you'll be taken back to the gullies of Purani Dilli!

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How To Make Shahi Sheermal

1. Take Sheermal and roll it

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Roll the sheermal</strong></p></div>

Roll the sheermal

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2. Sprinkle rose water

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Sprinkle rose water</strong></p></div>

Sprinkle rose water

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3. Make the cuts on the sheermal

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Make the cuts on the sheermal</strong></p></div>

Make the cuts on the sheermal

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4. Add almonds

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Add almonds</strong></p></div>

Add almonds

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5. Add cashew nuts

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Add cashew nuts</strong></p></div>

Add cashew nuts

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6. Add walnuts

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Add walnuts</strong></p></div>

Add walnuts

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7. Add pistachios

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Add pistachios</strong></p></div>

Add pistachios

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8. Add sesame seeds

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Add sesame seeds</strong></p></div>

Add sesame seeds

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9. Put it in the tandoor

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Put it in the tandoor</strong></p></div>

Put it in the tandoor

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10. Dip the sheermal in desi ghee

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Dip the sheermal in desi ghee</strong></p></div>

Dip the sheermal in desi ghee

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Shahi Sheermal is ready

<div class="paragraphs"><p><strong>Shahi Sheermal is ready</strong></p></div>

Shahi Sheermal is ready

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