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Semiya Payasam

South Indian Vegetarian Cuisine- Roli Books
5 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Semiya Payasam RECIPE

A delectable dessert made with vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Stir fry
  • Boiling
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Vermicelli (sev) ½ cup
  2. ghee 4 tsp / 20 gm
  3. Milk 5 cups / 1 lt
  4. sugar to taste or ¾ cup / 112 gm
  5. Green cardamom (choti elaichi), crushed 3
  6. cashew nuts (Kaju) 10


  1. Heat 2 tsp ghee in a pan; stir-fry the vermicelli till it turns slightly brown.
  2. Boil the vermicelli in the milk till it is cooked.
  3. Add the sugar and boil for 3 more minutes, stirring constantly. Mix in the crushed green cardamom.
  4. Heat the remaining ghee; fry the cashew nut till golden. Remove and add to the milk mixture.

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Roli Books
Roli Books   Apr-01-2016

@Neolina We deeply apologize for the error. Thank you for your feedback, please note that the same has been rectified.

Neolina Dcosta
Neolina Dcosta   Apr-01-2016

dear sir/madam, you have mentioned 3/4 cup salt instead of saying 3/4 cup sugar. Think of how the dish would have tasted. So pl. be careful as a beginner who is learning to cook, would not have any idea of the amount of the ingredient used.

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