Turri : A Milk and dry fruit drink.

  • Yield : 500 ml
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 6:000 h
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 6:20 h

After I got married, during the month of Ramadan, we made Turri. This extremely delicious milk dish to be had at Sehri (before beginning the fast), made from milk and dry fruits. Here’s how it is made. I do not know if this drink is known by any other name in other parts of the world, it is called “Turri” in India.


You can add/remove dry fruits as per your liking, but remember not to use Raisins (किशमिश) in this preparation

This extremely nutritious drink can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 days. Heat in microwave before serving it though.


  • Cashewnuts 4-5
  • Almonds 4
  • Walnut -1 broken into small peices
  • Dry dates (छुहारा) – 6-7
  • Poppy seeds (खसखस) 1/2 tsp
  • Pistachios 4-5
  • Dried figs (अंजीर) 2-3
  • Musk melon seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Milk 1/2 liter
  • Ghee 2 tsp
  • Sugar -to taste
  • Cardmom 2
  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch stick


Step 1

Soak all the dry fruits in water for 5-6 hours.

Step 2

Remove dryfruits from water and make a fine paste by adding some milk. (the paste has to be extremely fine).

Step 3

Heat ghee in a pan, add whole cardamoms and cinnamon stick, and fry it for a few seconds.

Step 4

Add the dry fruit paste to the pan, followed by milk and let it boil and simmer for 10 mins or till the dryfruits paste cooks.

Step 5

Add sugar, some cardamom powder and consume hot.


Suhoor (Arabic: سحور lit. of the dawn, pre-dawn meal‎), also called Sehur, Sehri,suhur, Sahari and Sahur in other languages, is an Islamic term referring to the meal consumed early in the morning by Muslims before fasting, sawm, before sun down during the Islamic month of Ramadan. The meal is eaten before fajr prayer, or dawn.[1] Suhoor as the morning meal is matched by Iftar as the evening meal, during Ramadan, replacing the traditional three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner),[2] although in some places dinner is also consumed after Iftar later during the night. Being the last meal eaten by Muslims before fasting from dawn to sunset during the month of Ramadan, Suhoor is regarded by Islamic traditions as a benefit of the blessings in that it allows the person fasting to avoid the crankiness or the weakness caused by the fast.

Source: Wikipedia

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