Microwave Vermicelli Payasam

Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 cup - fine vermicelli
  • Heaping 1/4 cup - sugar
  • 3/4 cup - milk
  • 2 pinches - saffron
  • 5 - cashews
  • 5 - pistachios
  • 1 - elaichi, powdered

How to Make Microwave Vermicelli Payasam

  • Mix the broken vermicelli with a tsp of ghee in a microwavable glass bowl, and microwave on high for 2 min, stirring in between.
  • Heat a little milk till warm and soak the saffron in it, keep aside.
  • Soak pistachios in water and remove the outer skin and chop this and cashews into pieces.
  • Mix the nuts with a dash of ghee and microwave till it gets roasted; keep aside.
  • Add enough water (to immerse it completely) to the roasted vermicelli and cook on microwave high for 3 minutes till soft and tender.
  • Add the sugar, mix well and microwave on high for 4 minutes, stirring once in between.
  • Add milk lastly along with elaichi powder, pista, cashews and saffron dissolved in milk.
  • Stir well and boil for 3-4 min stirring in between.
  • Stir well and payasam is ready.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen
  • http://www.rakskitchen.net/