Sooji vermicelli kheer recipe

Recipe Categories: Festive recipe,Sweets/desserts
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Preparation Time : 15 min Cooking Time : 30 min Serves : 4

Sooji vermicelli kheer / payasam is a traditional sweet recipe.  An easy to make recipe to prepare for any occasion, it is a healthy and tasty payasam  prepared with sooji, vermicelli. Coconut, dry roasted poppy seeds and cardamom is grounded into a smooth paste and added in preparation, which makes a healthy and delicious payasam to enjoy for any occasion or to offer God as  naivedyam or prasad.    

Ingredients:

Vermicelli – 3/4 cup

Semolina /Sooji (upma sooji) – 1/4 cup

Milk – 500 ml (boiled and cooled)

Sugar – 1 cup (adjust to your taste)

Cashew nut – 3 tbs

Raisins – 1 tbs

Ghee – 2 tbs

To grind –

Coconut – 1/2 cup grated/chopped

Poppy seeds – 1 1/2 tbs or 2 tbs

Cardamom – 4 no’s

 

Method:

Heat a pan, when it is hot add poppy seeds, dry roast until it turns to light brown in a medium flame.

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Add roasted poppy seeds, coconut and cardamom to a mixer jar, grind it without adding water, when all the ingredients gets powdered then add water to grind, blend to a super fine paste and keep ready.

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Add 2 tsp of ghee, add vermicelli, fry until it turns to light brown in colour, remove and set aside.

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Add sooji into the same pan, fry until sooji turns to light brown in color. Remove and set aside.

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Add remaining ghee,fry cashew until it turns to golden brown in color, add raisin, fry until it doubles in size. Remove from the flame.

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Heat milk in a pan, when it begins to boil add sugar, stir until it dissolves completely, add roasted sooji by stirring, as there is no lumps fprmation, cook in a low flame for 5 min, stir

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Add grounded paste and little water, combine, stir, bring it to boil, add vermicelli, stir, cook until vermicelli is cooked /done for 6 to 7 min in a medium flame. The consistency of the payasam must be medium thick in consistency as it becomes thicker when cooled . Remove from the flame. Rest it for 5 to 10 min before you serve. Add roasted nuts, stir and serve.

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Traditional Healthy and delicious Sooji vermicelli kheer /payasam is ready to Offer God as a naivedyam/prasad. Offering  to the Supreme and then eating makes each and everyone happy :)

Note –

You can also prepare sooji vemicelli payasam by adding jaggery as well.

 

 

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3 Responses to “Sooji vermicelli kheer recipe”

  1. Zara says:

    But why have you added poppy seeds and coconut to this sweet dish?

    • Usha Upchar says:

      Adding roasted poppy seeds and coconut gives a taste and flavor to the dish,it’s a traditional South Indian dessert.

  2. ROBERT CASTELINO says:

    I LOVE THIS SWEET

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