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Quick Semiya Payasam Recipe

Quick Semiya Payasam is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes


  • Ghee - 3/4 cup
  • Vermicelli (semiya) - 3/4 cup, crumbled
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Milk - 6 cups, hot
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • Cashews and Raisins - 1/2 cup
  • How to Make Quick Semiya Payasam:

    1. Heat 1/2 a cup of ghee in a cooker and roast the vermicelli, till golden brown.
    2. Add sugar, milk to it and stir, till the sugar is dissolved.
    3. Close the cooker, bring it to full pressure and cook for a minute.
    4. Open the cooker and allow it to cool naturally. Add cardamom powder.
    5. Cook till the payasam is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
    6. In a kadai, heat remaining ghee, fry the cashews and raisins, till golden brown.
    7. Pour over the payasam, and stir.
    8. Serve hot or cold.


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