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Vermicelli Payasam

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Vermicelli payasam is a quick dessert which is frequently made in Tamilian households. The celebration of the month of Aadi continues!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDesserts
Servings 2


  • Roasted vermicelli - 1 small cup
  • Ghee - 3 tbsp
  • Milk - 2 cups
  • Crushed almonds - 8-10
  • Sugar - 5 tsp
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • Few strands of saffron soaked in milk


  • Heat ghee in a saucepan and add the crushed almonds. After 1-2 minutes, add the vermicelli and fry till light brown.
  • Now add 1 cup milk and cook the vermicelli till it becomes soft.
  • Now add the second cup of milk and simmer on low flame for 10-15 minutes. It will become creamy.
  • Add the sugar, cardamom powder and saffron. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Serve chilled.
Tags dessert

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Priya Iyer(Anitha)
Priya Iyer(Anitha)

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