May 29, 2011

Vermicelli Kheer



Vermicelli Kheer - A delicious Indian sweet !!

Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 35 minutes
Serves : 8 - 12 dessert cups

Ingredients

Please use same measuring cup to measure semiya and sugar

1/2 cup /4 oz / 100 ml semiya ( vermicelli ) - Indian standard measuring cup

1/2 cup + 1/4 cup sugar 

1 litre / 1000 ml milk ( do not dilute with water )

1/2 teaspoon ghee ( to  frying vermicelli )

1 tablespoon ghee ( for frying frying cashew nuts and raisins )

1 tablespoon cashew nuts ( split )

1 tablespoon raisins

A pinch of cardamom powder

Method

1, Heat ghee in a frying pan. Fry vermicelli on a low heat for 7- 10 minutes or till golden color. Stir continuously. Keep aside.

2, Heat 1 tablespoon ghee and separately fry cashew nuts and raisins on a low heat till golden color. Store in an airtight container.

3, Bring milk to boil in a heavy - bottomed vessel or non - stick saucepan. Add fried vermicelli, cover with a lid and cook / simmer for 10 - 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.

4, Add sugar and cook / simmer again for 15 to 20 minutes. Stir occasionally. You can find a reduction in the quantity and a slight change in the color.... Remove from the heat . Keep aside for 15 minutes. Add fried cashew nuts and raisins. Sprinkle cardamom powder. Serve hot or cold.

1 comment:

Vimitha Anand said...

My favorite kheer looks so yum..