Plain Semiya payasam

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

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