Semiya Payasam – Vermicelli Payasam


Semiya Payasam - Vermicelli Payasam

Vermicelli cooked to make payasam
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people



  • Fry vermicelli in a tsp of ghee till golden brown.
  • Boil water in a bowl. Add vermicelli to the boiling water and cook covered, stirring now and then.
  • Once the vermicelli is soft, add the sugar and continue stirring occasionally.
  • Soak the Saffron in 1 cup of milk and add this milk to the boiling mixture.
  • Powder the cardamom and add this to the mixture.
  • Fry cashew and raisins in ghee and add them to the mixture as well.
  • Mix well and boil the mixture for a few minutes.
  • Once done, remove from fire and add one cup of room temperature milk to the mixture. :- adding cold milk in the end to the payasam will make sure the payasam remains watery even after cooling down.
  • Serve semiya payasam hot or cold. Happy cooking 🙂
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