How to make Sevaiyan Kheer -

Made during most festivals, vermicelli kheer is well liked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Vermicelli (sevian) (वरमिसेली / सेवियाँ), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Sevaiyan Kheer

Sevaiyan Kheer Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sevaiyan Kheer Recipe

  • Vermicelli (sevian) ½ cup

  • Milk 4 cups

  • Khoya/mawa 1 tablespoon

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

  • Sugar 3-4 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder ½ teaspoon

  • Pistachios chopped 1 tablespoon + for garnishing

  • Cashewnuts chopped 1 tablespoon + for garnishing


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add vermicelli and sauté on low heat till golden.

Step 2

Add milk and mix well. Add khoya and saffron strands, mix and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes or till vermicelli is fully cooked.

Step 3

Add sugar, cardamom powder, pistachios and cashewnuts, mix and cook for 4-5 minutes on low heat.

Step 4

Transfer the kheer into a serving bowl. Garnish with remaining pistachios and cashewnuts and serve hot or chilled.

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