Sewiya kheer or vermicelli kheer is only describable as yummy. It is known by many names, Kheerni, Payasam, seviyan kheer. Each family has its own recipe. Some add nuts, others serve it plain. Some add saffron others just cardamom. Most mums love to make it for their kids. Picky kids may say no to glass of milk but they will never refuse a bowl of kheer. This sweet is great for them as you may optionally add chopped nuts and saffron. It is simple and needs less time and attention than other sweets. You can cook it on the burner, while you make dinner.
Everyone loves it so no issues if you do not know the food choices of your guests. All you need is some roasted vermicelli milk and sugar. Yet the treat is delicious. Kids love it and even elders who cannot chew much. Vermicelli is usually made of durum wheat and is quite filling.
how do you prepare seviyan kheer recipe ?
I have a sweet tooth. Seviyan is any easy answer. You can prepare it by just boiling ingredients together. Both kids and adults love it. Keep it in fridge for a sweet fix. Good way to serve milk or use excess milk. The love for this sweet shows in all communities. You can see it being served during both Pooja and Eid. You can eat it hot on a cold winter night. Serve it cold in summer heat. Much like custard. Hence, it is a sweet for all seasons.
Did you know you can prepare vermicelli without milk too?
Yes, there are both sweet and salty way of having it.
Salty -Have it as vermicelli upma south Indian style for breakfast.
Sweet -Have it as seyun patata where you serve dry sweet vermicelli with fried spicy potatoes.Drooling on it as I speak.
Step-by-step instructions for seviyan kheer
1.Roast seviyan/vermicelli and chironji seeds in ghee
2. Cook until light brown in color
3.Add milk and let it cook on low flame
4.Add sugar and turn off the heat once vermicelli is cooked.
Read the recipe of seviyan kheer below
seviyan kheer – vermicelli kheer
- 1 cup vermicelli roasted is preffered
- 4 cups milk 1000ml
- ¼ cup sugar or to taste
- 1 tbsp. charoli/chironji seeds
- Heat a tbsp. of ghee and roast vermicelli in it until brown,add chironji seeds
- Add the mix and let it boil on low flame
- Add sugar and mix well. You may optionally add chopped nuts as per choice.
- Turn off the heat when vermicelli is cooked
- Serve hot or cold in a bowl as per choice.
Full cream milk can be used to make it more rich and creamy.
The amount of seviyan/vermicelli can be decreased or increased as per the liking. If you add more vermicelli the consistency will be much thicker.
You can add saffron or rose water to the kheer.
Nuts can be added as per your choice like unsalted cashews
Kheer tends to be thick when cooled. If you don't like thick seviyan kheer then add some more milk to the seviyan kheer.
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