Friday, October 3, 2008



This was offered as naivedhyam to devi on the 4th day of navrathri
1cup=1cup measured of a standard measuring cup
Milk ------------------------------2 cups
Vermicelli/Semiya---------------1/2 cup
Sugar-----------------------------1/2 cup or less
Cashew nut ----------------------5-6
Cardomam powder------from two elaichi's
Ghee----------------------1 tbsp for frying (can add more if u wish to)


1.Heat little ghee in a frying pan and fry cashew nuts and raisins till light brown.

2.Transfer to a small plate and fry semiya in the remaining ghee until

slight brown

3.Boil milk in a thick vessel with sugar and cardommon powder.

4.When the milk comes to a rapid boil add the fried semiya.

5.Keep stirring and allow the mixture to boil for about 2 to 3 minutes.

6.See that its slightly loose rather than thick.Remove from the flame.

7.Mix cashewnuts, raisins to the cooked payas.

8.Semiya Payasam is ready to serve.

1 comment:

Divya Vikram said...

Very beautiful pics Raaji.I like both the payasam recipes..