This is a very typical Tamil dessert; it always be served at a any festival & occasion as well, vermicelli is also know in various local names such as, seviyan or semiyan in Hindi and Punjabi, in Bengali it call it shemai, in Middle East Vermicelli called she’reya (شعريه) .
The noodles are used to prepare many dish, like kheer / Pudding, Rice also can prepare by these noodles in Middle East rice is prepared , and also can prepare upma it is popular Indian breakfast dish which vermicelli roasted in little oil, and add boiled vegetables of your choice.
It is slowly cooked first it is roasted with ghee or butter and then cook in milk reduced to the thickness of double cream and set with vermicelli, add cardamom and decorated with pistachios, cashews and sultanas.
These sweet relish by elder and children as well, when you preparing the whole house is full of cardamon tantalising aroma, if you didn’t prepared really I tell you are missing something do try an relish every bit.
100 gms Vermicelli
100 gms Almond
100 gms Cashew nuts
100 gms Raisin
1 Cup Sugar
1 liter milk ( boiled)
Take a pan add ghee and roast Vermicelli, don’t roast dark brown, then add 3/4 cup of water, let it cook for some time.
Meantime take a skillet add ghee / butter and roast raisins, chopped almonds and cashew nuts, keep a side.
Then add sugar, milk, in vermicelli pot, cook for minutes then add cardamon pwd. stir well, check the sugar according to taste, at last add the roasted dry nuts, keep for second switch off the flame.
Take a bowl add hot or cool kheer / seviyan and relish every bit.
Can roast with any either ghee or butter depend on each deseir.
Can you any dry nut of your choice.
I add water and cook as my one of Muslim Friends tip once cook after some time it becomes thick as she gave me for Eid, then I ask her how it remains after long , because mine turn thick, so I used her tip it was outstanding, so friends if you face like me then do try these tip I am sure you will be glad to see the outcome.
2 thoughts on “Vermicelli / Kheer / Seviyan Sweet”
My Dad still makes this all the time. I might suprise him and make it for him. Thanks for the recipe xx
Ma pleasure sweety yup u can surprised him wht. A daughter need. tht a amazing and it touch me sweety 🙂
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