Samai semiya payasam/little millet vermicelli kheer Recipe

Samai semiya payasam, also known as little millet vermicelli kheer, is a traditional Indian dessert made with little millet vermicelli, milk, sugar, and flavored with cardamom and saffron. It is a creamy and rich dessert that is often served during festivals and special occasions. The vermicelli is cooked in milk until soft and then sweetened with sugar. The kheer is garnished with nuts and raisins for added texture and flavor. Samai semiya payasam can be enjoyed warm or chilled.

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Samai semiya payasam/little millet vermicelli kheer
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Ingredients for Samai semiya payasam/little millet vermicelli kheer Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Little Millet Vermicelli
  • 1.33 cup Milk
  • 0.17 cup Sugar
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • as required A Few Strands Of Saffron
  • 0.33 tablespoon Ghee
  • as required Chopped Nuts And Raisins For Garnish

Directions: Samai Semiya Payasam/little Millet Vermicelli Kheer Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat ghee in a pan and roast the little millet vermicelli until golden brown.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pot, bring milk to a boil. Add the roasted vermicelli and cook until it becomes soft and the milk thickens.
  • STEP 3.Add sugar, cardamom powder, and saffron strands to the pot. Stir well until the sugar dissolves.
  • STEP 4.Simmer the kheer for a few more minutes until it reaches the desired consistency.
  • STEP 5.Remove from heat and garnish with chopped nuts and raisins.
  • STEP 6.Serve the samai semiya payasam warm or chilled, as desired.
  • STEP 7.Leftover kheer can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Be careful while roasting the vermicelli, as it can burn quickly. Stir continuously to ensure even browning.
  • Adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preference.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a few tablespoons of condensed milk to the kheer.
  • If the kheer becomes too thick upon cooling, you can thin it out by adding a little warm milk before serving.
  • For added aroma, garnish the kheer with a pinch of powdered cardamom and saffron strands.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the samai semiya payasam in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • To serve, gently warm the kheer on the stovetop or enjoy it chilled.
  • Serve the kheer in bowls or small dessert cups.
  • Garnish each serving with a sprinkle of chopped nuts and raisins for added texture and flavor.
Nutrition
value
691
calories per serving
29 g Fat19 g Protein89 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    29g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Carbs
    89g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    89g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    29g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    355mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    40mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    59mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    7mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    126mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    449mg
  • Selenium
    27mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp