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Monday, March 22, 2010

Semiya Payasam

Semia Paayasam is made of fried Vermicelli cooked in milk and Cardamom powder, seasoned with fried Cashew nuts and Raisins.

  • Semiya/ Vermecilli - ¼ cup
  • Milk - 3 cups
  • Sugar - 1 ¼ cup
  • Water-1 cup
  • Ghee -2 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder- 2 pinch
  • Cashew nut - 10 nos
  • Raisins - 10 nos

  • Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a pan.
  • Fry raisins and Cashew nut and remove from the pan and keep aside.
  • Add one more tsp of ghee.
  • Add vermicelli and stir till it becomes golden colour.
  • Add water and 1 cup of milk to Vermicilli,let it boil and keep stirring occasionally.
  • Once the Vermicilli is half cooked add Sugar, Cardamom powder and remaining milk and stir the mix.
  • Reduce the heat, cover the pan and cook the payasam in low heat for 45 minutes.
  • Turn off the stove, add fried Cashewnut and Raisin and mix well.
Recommended Combination:Served hot or cold

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