Vermicelli Kheer – Seviyan Kheer Recipe

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Vermicelli Kheer – Seviyan Kheer Recipe

  • Vermicelli Kheer - Seviyan Kheer by Cooking with Smita

Vermicelli Kheer / Seviyan Kheer also known as Semiya Payasam is one of the easiest Kheer recipes that can be prepared in just 20 minutes. Main Ingredients are Milk and Seviya/Vermicelli. Seviya sauteed in ghee/clarified butter and cooked in hot milk. With added flavours of green cardamom powder and saffron. For sweetness, Sugar is added and for garnishing roughly chopped dry fruits.


  • 1 cup Vermicelli / Seviyan
  • 6 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Clarified Butter
  • ½ tsp. Green Cardamom Powder
  • Some Saffron Threads
  • 3/4th cup Mix Dry Fruit (chopped)


  • Heat Milk in a pan over medium flame.
  • In a large pan, add Clarified Butter, heat on low-medium flame.
  • In hot Ghee add Vermicelli/Seviyan and sauté over medium flame for 5 – 7 minutes until golden brown.
  • After 5 – 7 minutes, lower the flame and add hot Milk while stirring.
  • Stir continuously and cook for about 1 minute.
  • Increase the flame to high and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add Cardamom Powder and Saffron threads, mix well.
  • Add Sugar and cook for more 5 minutes on low flame, don’t forget to stir occasionally.
  • Switch off the gas after 5 minutes and add chopped dry fruits.
  • You can add your choice of dry fruits, I’ve added Almonds, Pistachio and Cashew.
  • Mix well and serve hot Vermicelli Kheer or let it cool down to room temperature and keep in refrigerator to serve chilled Kheer.

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