Vermicelli Paaysam


Vermicelli Paaysam

Vermicelli payasam/Semiya payasam
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Fry the vermicelli in ghee and keep it aside.
  • Heat milk in a vessel.
  • When the milk boils and begins to rise, lower the heat and add fried semiya. Stir well.
  • Continue heating the milk at low flame until the volume of milk reduces considerably.
  • Remove the vessel from the stove and add sugar and mix well.
  • Roast some raisins and cashews in ghee until they become golden brown and add it to the payasam.
  • Add cardamom powder too and mix well.
  • :- Serve hot or cold.
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Response (3)
  1. S
    Sunitha August 2, 2005

    Hi Jayashi,
    U have not mentioned the quantity of the sugar.
    Please make sure that recipes are checked after writing.Can u also make sure that when u correct ur recipe u write the ingredients also???


  2. L
    Linda August 29, 2006

    Hi sunitha,

    If you are a good cook or if you know atleast the basics of cooking then you just have to use your common sense. Sweetness is a factor that can vary according to a person`s taste. So use sugar depending on the sweetness that you require. There`s nothing wrong with the recipe.

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    ashuprakash June 9, 2006

    hi sunitha,

    Actually this is a good recipe its very easy and tastes yummy,i too prepare payasam with milk in the same way.U see that u ve roasted semiya well and add sugar as u need sweetness( 1 or 1.5 cups of sugar is morethan enough).

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