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In this dessert recipe, Vermicelli, popularly known as semiya or seviya, is roasted in ghee, which gives it a nice aroma and its signature taste.

Cooking Time:        30 Min
Serves :                      5


½ cup Thin Vermicelli

2 tablespoon Ghee or Vanaspati

2½ cup Milk

4 tablespoon Sugar

½ teaspoon Cardamom (Elaichi) Powder

½ tablespoon Raisins

1 tablespoon chopped Cashew Nuts

1 tablespoon chopped Almonds


Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in a thick bottom pan and add thin Vermicelli.

Roast until golden brown. Stir continuously to roast all strands evenly and transfer it to a plate. In the same pan heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of ghee. Roast Cashew Nuts and Almonds until golden brown, transfer them to a plate.

Boil Milk in the pan over medium flame.

When Milk comes to boil, add roasted Vermicelli and cook over medium heat for around 7 minutes. Keep stirring continuously while cooking and make sure not to overcook it.

Add Sugar, Raisins and Cardamom Powder and stir to dissolve Sugar.

Cook for 2-3 minutes and turn off the flame. Let it cool at the room temperature. Before serving, garnish with roasted Almonds and Cashews.