Sheer yakh: a traditional Afghan dessert

Sheer yakh, ice cream on a plate covered with chopped pistachios
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Sheer yakh is an ice cream dessert from Afghanistan, traditionally made with milk, sugar, and various other flavourings such as vanilla, rose water and cardamom. While it appears similar to an Indian kulfi ice cream, the preparation is different.

Sheer yakh is usually topped with chopped nuts like pistachios, almonds and served in small bowls.


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