May 14, 2011

Semiya Payasam - South Indian Dessert


Ingredients
Milk - 1 litre
Semiya ( Vermicelli) - 1/2cup
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Cardamom(Elakka) powder - 1/2 tsp
Cashewnuts - 10
Raisins(Kismis) - As reqd
Ghee for frying
Preparation
1.Heat 1 tblsp ghee in a pan. Fry raisins until they are plump and cashews till they become light golden brown. Keep aside.
2.Add the remaining ghee and roast the vermicelli to a golden brown.
3.Heat milk in a pan and when it boils and starts to rise, add roasted vermicelli.
4.When the vermicelli is cooked, add the sugar and remaining milk.Keep the flame low and stir continuously. Boil for some more time until the payasam is thickened.
5.Add powdered cardamom and Garnish with fried cashew nuts and raisins.

7 comments:

  1. mmm tempting semiya payasam Saranya!
    tnx 4 following me D:

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  2. yummy payasam..everyone's fav..who can resist this :)

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  3. wow...looks so yummy n delicious..:P
    Tasty Appetite

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  4. OOk dessert for the next get together is already fixed then:)

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  5. wow...my fav payasam.....looks very delicious and tempting..:)

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