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Plain Semiya payasam Recipe

Plain Semiya payasam is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow-Cooked Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - semiya
  • 2 - 3 cups - Milk
  • 1.5 - 2 cups - Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 2 tsp - Ghee
  • 10-15 - cashews
  • How to Make Plain Semiya payasam:

    1. Heat ghee in a pan, add the cashews and roast them till they turn golden in colour. Remove and keep aside.
    2. In the same pan, add the semiya and roast them lightly.
    3. In a heavy-bottom vessel, cook the semiya with 1 cup of water (or sufficient water to cover it).
    4. When the vermicelli is cooked, lower the flame and add the milk and sugar. Stir well.
    5. Allow to cook for about 10-15 mins, until the payasam thickens up slightly.
    6. Finally, add the cardamom powder and roasted cashews. Mix it gently and serve warm.


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