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semiya kesari recipe
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semiya kesari recipe | seviyan kesari | vermicelli kesari recipe

easy semiya kesari recipe | seviyan kesari | vermicelli kesari recipe
Course Dessert
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp + 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 cup vermicelli / semiya
  • 2 tbsp cashew / kaju
  • 1 tbsp raisins / kishmish
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp saffron / kesar water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • pinch orange food colour
  • ¼ tsp cardamom / elachi powder

Instructions

  • firstly, roast 1 cup vermicelli in 2 tbsp ghee on a low flame.
  • roast till the semiya turns golden brown in colour. keep aside.
  • now in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee and roast 2 tbsp cashew and 1 tbsp raisins.
  • once they turn golden brown, keep aside.
  • now to the same kadai add 2 cup water and 2 tbsp saffron water. to prepare saffron water, soak few strands of saffron / kesar in 2 tbsp of warm water for 30 minutes.
  • once the water comes to a boil, add roasted semiya and stir well.
  • boil for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • further, simmer for 5 minutes or till the semiya absorbs all the water.
  • once the semiya gets cooked completely, add ½ cup sugar and pinch orange food colour.
  • mix well, dissolving sugar completely.
  • continue to cook for further 5 minutes to absorb all the sugar.
  • add in ¼ tsp cardamom and roasted cashew and raisins. mix well.
  • finally, serve semiya kesari garnished with more kesar if required.