Semiya Payasam Recipe

Semiya Payasam Recipe
Semiya Payasam Recipe

Semiya Payasam Recipe (vermicelli payasam ) is one of the easiest payasam recipe that can be prepared even by bachelors. Whether it is a festive occasion or a regular day, you can just prepare this easy Indian sweet dish to make your day special. Vermicelli is cooked in milk and flavored with green cardamom powder or saffron and sugar is added for the sweetness. This dish can be prepared with any kind of vermicelli that is available in the market. You could even choose roasted semiya that is readily available in the stores.Other easy payasam recipes on my blog are badam payasam, paneer payasam, payasam using pressure cooker
 


Semiya Payasam Recipe

Preparation time:Nil
Cooking time: 15 to 20 mins
Serves 3
Ingredients
¾ cup of semiya or vermicelli
½ cup of sugar (adjust to suit your taste)
1/8 tsp. green cardamom powder (elaichi) or few strands of saffron
500 ml milk
200 ml water (you could substitute this with milk, if you desire a thick kheer)
2 tsps.ghee
Nuts and raisins as desired
Method
1.   Heat a heavy bottom pan with ghee, add nuts and fry till golden, add raisins and sauté and set these aside
2.   In the same pan, roast the semiya till slightly golden on a low flame
3.   Pour in the milk and water.Bring the milk to a boil on a low flame. Cook till the vermicelli is fully cooked. Keep stirring to prevent burning
4.   Add cardamom powder and sugar and continue to cook for about 3 to 5 mins on a low flame.
5.   Garnish with nuts and raisins
Serve warm or chilled
Variations: you can add little sago too to the kheer. Add soaked sago at step 3.

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