roasted vermicelli (semiya) – 1 cup
milk – 1 ½ litre
sugar – Â¾ cup or to taste
ghee – 1 tbsp
cashew nuts – 2 tbsp
raisins – 1 tbsp
cardamom powder – Â¼ tsp
Roasted semiya, known as payasam or kheer semiya is available in super markets.
If it is not available, roast ordinary semiya in a little ghee and use.
Boil the milk, add semiya and cook for 5-6 minutes. Or till the semiya is soft.
Add sugar and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Fry cashew nuts and raisins in ghee and add to the payasam.
Add Cardamom powder. Serve hot or cold.