Simple Semiya Payasam

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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