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Simple Semiya Payasam Recipe

Simple Semiya Payasam is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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  • Ghee - 1/2 cup
  • Vermicelli - 1/2 cup, crumbled
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Milk - 3 cups
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashews and Raisins - 1/4 cup
  • How to Make Simple Semiya Payasam:

    1. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan and roast the vermicelli till golden brown.
    2. Add sugar and milk to it. Stir till the sugar is dissolved.
    3. Close the pan with a lid and cook until the vermicelli is fully cooked.
    4. Switch off the stove and allow pan to cool naturally. Add cardamom powder.
    5. Cook till the payasam is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
    6. In a kadai, heat remaining ghee. Add the cashews and raisins.
    7. Stir till golden brown. Pour over the payasam and stir.
    8. Serve hot or cold.


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