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Friday, November 11, 2016

Semiya Kesari/ Vermicelli Kesari

Semiya Kesari/Vermicelli Kesari is a super easy dessert to make with very minimal ingredients and needs just a little bit of ghee compared to other Kesari dishes.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves : 4


Semiya/ Vermicelli: 2 cups
Water : 4 cups
Sugar: 1 1/4 cups
Ghee : 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon
Cardamom/elachi powder : 1/4 teaspoon
Saffron : 6-7 strands
Orange food coloring: A pinch
Cashews : 2 tablespoons
Raisins : 1 tablespoon


Heat ghee in a pan and fry the vermicelli for 4-5 minutes or until they turn golden. Meanwhile, boil the water and have it ready.
Add water to the fried vermicelli and cook for 5 -7 minutes until the vermicelli is completed cooked.
Add sugar, saffron, food coloring and 1 teaspoon of ghee, mix well.
Add some ghee and fry cashews and raisins until they turn golden one after the other one.
Once all the water is evaporated, turn off the stove and top it off with cashews and raisins.
Serve hot or at room temperature.

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1 comment:

  1. What a delicious looking kesari. Perfect sweet dish for milk-phobic people like my husband :-)