Semiya Kesari Recipe (Vermicelli Kesari)

Semiya Kesari Recipe
Semiya Kesari is a very easy kesari recipe made with vermicelli and the best part is, it is quick to make and needs very little ghee unlike other kesari recipes.This semiya kesari is very easy to make, perfect to serve for guests too.After trying semiya upma, I confidently tried this semiya kesari and enjoyed it.I love all kesari recipes and the list justifies it :)

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Semiya Kesari Recipe

Semiya Kesari Recipe

Preparation Time:5 minutes | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves:2
Recipe Category: Dessert | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Semiya(Fine Vermicelli) - 1 cup loosely packed
Water - 1 and 1/2 cups
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Melted Ghee - 3 tsp
Cardamom powder - a tiny pinch
Saffron - 3 to 4 strands(optional)
Orange food color - just a tiny pinch
Cashewnuts - 6 broken


  1. Heat 1/2 tsp of ghee and roast vermicelli till golden, set aside. In 1/2 tsp of ghee roast the cashews till golden brown.Set aside.How to make Semiya Kesari - Step1
  2. Now boil water in a pan, when it boils add the vemicelli and cooked till soft and all the moisture is absorbed.
    How to make Semiya Kesari - Step2
  3. Once the vermicelli is cooked add sugar, now it will start to loosen up...keep stirring continuously. Until it is thick, add foodcolor,saffron and mix well.How to make Semiya Kesari - Step3
  4. Once it starts to get thick add ghee, once it starts to leave the sides of the pan add cardamom powder,cashews and switch off.How to make Rava Kesari - Step4
Serve hot / warm!
Semiya Kesari Recipe

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Semiya Kesari Recipe