Thursday, August 9, 2012

Lab-e-Shireen لب شیریں

Lab e Shireen is one of the most popular dessert in modern cooking of Pakistan. It was originated in the past 5-10 years when pasta industries of Pakistan begins to produce flavoured and coloured vermicellis. Lab e Shireen is a very attractive, eye appealing and mouth watering Dessert served in restaurants and weddings.

The last Ashra of Ramadan is started and shopping for Eid is picked momentum, young girls and ladies are buying colourful Bengals , dupatta and eid dresses, My family is publishing this recipes of Lab-e-Shireen  for them, enjoy Eid with your family and request your mothers to purchase ingredients of Lab-e-Shireen to be cooked on Eid Day.  

Stage 1 :
  • Coloured Vermicelli  100 g
  • Milk   1/2 litre
  • Sugar 3-4 teaspoon
  • Almonds de-skinned and chopped  10 no.
  • Pistachio chopped 10 no.
  • Raisin    20 no.

Stage 2:
  • Milk  1 litre
  • Custard powder vanilla flavour 5-6 teaspoonful 
  • Sugar  5-6 teaspoon
Other Ingredients:
  • Cream 200 g
  • Rooh Afza Syrup (Red Syrup) 2-3 teaspoon
  • Apple chopped 1
  • Banana  chopped 3
  • Pine apple drained (tinned)  1 cup
  • Grapes 1 cup
  • Banana Crystal Jelly  1 packet
  • Strawberry Crystal Jelly 1 packet 
  • Cheery(Optional) for decoration
  • Sliced almonds 8-10 for decoration
  • Chopped pistachio 8-10 for decoration
  • Raisin 10 for decoration

Stage 1:
  • Add coloured vermicelli , sugar and nuts to the milk, cook on medium heat till tender. Cool and keep aside.
  • Prepare crystal jelly Banana and crystal jelly strawberry separately, cool till set. Keep aside.

Stage 2:
  • Add custard powder and sugar to the milk , dissolve and cook on medium flame till cook and thick. Cool and Keep aside.
  • Now take a  large glass bowl, pour cooked custard to it and add all prepared fruits to it. Then add afza syrup to the cream, mix well and then add to custard bowl. 
  • Cut prepared crystal jelly in cubes, add more than 1/2 to custard mixture ,retain some for decoration.
  • Now spread prepared coloured vermicelli on top layer, decorate with decoration material and crystal jelly cubes.
  • Mouth Watering Lab-e Shireen is ready, Cool and serve.