Semiya Payasam

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Semiya Payasam


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups semiya

  • 5 cups milk

  • 2 tbsp pure ghee

  • 12 nos cashewnuts

  • 3/4 cups sugar

  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom powder

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder


  • Heat ghee in a pan, add vermicelli and cashewnuts and fry till a pleasant aroma is released
  • Boil milk in a thick-bottomed pan, and add to the roasted vermicelli and cashewnuts
  • Mix well and simmer for five minutes
  • Add sugar and continue cooking, stirring continuously
  • Cook for three to four minutes or till it thickens to the right consistency
  • Sprinkle saffron, cardamom and nutmeg powder
  • Stir well and serve as desired - hot, warm or chilled