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Singar ji mithai By Meeta Kataria


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Singar ji mithai

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Singar ji mithai or Sev barfi as most know it , is a traditional Sindhi mithai eaten or made in most Sindhi homes. It is a milk & mawa based preparation with unsalted sev as the main ingredient.
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Approximately 1kg yield

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Meal Type


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  • 250gms unsalted sev
  • 250gms sugar
  • 300gms mawa
  • 500ml full fat milk
  • Rose water / essence
  • Pista slices for garnish
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder


  1. 1

    Boil the milk in a thick bottomed vessel & let it simmer for 5 minutes .
  2. 2

    Add the sugar & continue to simmer on medium flame for 5 minutes after it has dissolved .
  3. 3

    Now add the mawa , continuously stirring till it has dissolved completely & for another 2 minutes .
  4. 4

    Finally add the sev , mix it gently not vigorously, add the cardamom powder & switch off the flame.
  5. 5

    Let it sit for 15-20 minutes, then mix it once again , now add few drops of rose water or 1/2 tsp of essence & cool completely before transfer to the serving vessel .
  6. 6

    Garnish with pista slices, serve at room temperature or slightly warm.
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