Semiya kesari is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Semiya kesari has always been everyone’s favourite. This recipe by parveen is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Semiya kesari recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Semiya kesari is 05 mins and the time taken for cooking is 10 mins. This is recipe of Semiya kesari is perfect to serve 3 people. Semiya kesari is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Semiya kesari. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Semiya kesari by commenting on this page below!
Ingredients (240 ml cup used)
- 1 cup semiya or vermicelli
- ½ to ¾ cup Sugar
- 1/8 tsp cardamom powder
- Pinch saffron or kesari color
- 1 ½ cups water (refer notes)
- 1 ½ tbsp ghee
- Nuts and raisins as desired
How to make the recipe
Bring water to a boil in a pot on stove or microwave. Heat a heavy bottom pot or pan with ghee.
Next add nuts and fry them till golden. Keep these side in a plate.
Add semiya to the pan and roast them lightly on a medium flame. Do not let them brown. If using roasted semiya skip this step.
making semiya kesari
Pour hot water to the pan and increase the flame till the water begins to boil rapidly.
Next add saffron and cardamom powder. Reduce the flame to medium and cook till the semiya is fully cooked. If needed you can sprinkle some water if the semiya is undercooked.
Add sugar and stir gently. Sugar begins to melt and release moisture. Cook till all the moisture evaporates and comes to a semi dry consistency.
Garnish semiya kesari with nuts and raisins. If desired can add a tsp of ghee.