Thursday, August 10, 2006

Vermicelli Kheer

Vermicelli Kheer ( aka Payasam)
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An Indian dessert made with Vermicelli, milk, butter, cardamon, sugar and sliced almonds. I usually make it for Breakfast. Eaten warm or cold.
If you are interested to make some Kheer, here is the recipe.

Cooking time: 10 min

500ml of milk
1 tbsp of butter
1/2 cup of chopped yellow vermicelli, available in Indian grocer.
2 tbsp of white sugar
Seeds from 3 cardamon pods, ground using mortar & pestle
6 almonds, sliced or chopped
handful of raisins

Heat butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add vermicelli and coat with with the butter. When the vermicelli turns golden brown ( Be careful not to burn it), add milk, cardomon and sugar to it. Bring the kheer to a boil. Simmer it in low heat until it thickens (around 5 mins).
Serve it warm or cold. Garnish with sliced or crushed almonds and raisins.


Cat's Husband said...

How lucky I am to be married to the best cook in Korea. Bring on the Kheer my love!

IceCat in Seoul said...

Et oui, mon cheri! Il y avait un petit bol de kheer qui restait ce matin! Tu l'as mange :)