Sweet Vermicelli


Meethi semiya, Sweet Vermicelli or Kimami sewai is a conventional Awadh fashion Indian dessert cooked in on the spontaneous pot the use of ghee, khoya, dry culmination, and sugar. This is one of the fine Indian festive dessert to make on Rakhi Festival.


  • 1 cup regular vermicelli
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup khoya /mawa grated
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/2 tsp dry culmination
  • 2 tablespoon pista chopped
  • 2 tablespoon almond chopped
  • 1 tablespoon raisins chopped
  • 2 tablespoon cashew chopped
  • 2 tablespoon grated coconut desiccated
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 teaspoon rose water
  • 1 cup water


  1. Add 1 tablespoon of ghee and dry culmination like raisins, cashew, almonds, and pistachio in a board Pan and Sauté. Roast them for 1 min or until they may be little brown in colour. Transfer them to a bowl and hold aside. dry culmination roasted and shifting in a bowl. roasting vermicelli.
  2. Now upload 1tbsp of ghee and skinny vermicelli. Break them in small portions in pot. Roast them until they change colour. Add 2tbsp ghee to get the true taste. Once the vermicelli’s colour is darker, upload water, sugar, desiccated coconut, khoya and if you like little milk.
  3. Mix properly and upload a further ¼ cup of water. Cook for two mins. khoya must integrate properly with everything. Grate khoya earlier than including, else it takes a while to interrupt lumps and combining properly.
  4. After cooking for two-three mins, the combination may have a skinny consistency. Add cardamom powder & rose water. Add roasted dry culmination and blend them again. Keep stirring at this stage. Vermicelli combination may be dry with the aid of using now.
    You will see them absolutely dry and fluffy. Stir roasted dry culmination and blend properly.

Vermicelli with milk 

  1. Add ghee withinside the pot then upload dry fruits like cashew, almond, pistachio, and raisins. Roast them for one min. To this upload thick vermicelli and roast for every other 2 mins. After 2 mins upload milk then Sauté. Add desiccated coconut, sugar, and grated khoya. Stir properly. Close the lid and set the Pressure Cook mode and set the time for 1 minute on excessive strain.
  2. Once the time over and the pot beeps, look ahead to 10 mins for herbal strain launch. After 10 mins of launch the strain manually. Add cardamom powder, rose water and blend properly. Let the vermicelli come at room temperature. Garnish with dry culmination and silver leaves earlier than serving.

Meethi sewai on stovetop

  1. Heat a nonstick pan on medium warmth. Add ghee and dry culmination in a pan. Roast for one minute on medium warmth. Transfer those roasted dry culmination in a bowl.
    Add vermicelli withinside the identical pan. Roast until vermicelli modifications colour to a golden brown. Now no longer roast in case you use roasted vermicelli.
  2. Now upload sugar, milk, water, desiccated coconut, and grated khoya. Mix properly.
    Lower the warmth and cowl the pan with the lid. Cook for 5-6 mins or until vermicelli is cooked. Once it’s far cooked stir the combination and upload cardamom powder, roasted dry culmination & rose water. Give a pleasing stir. Cook on low warmth for a while until the combination turn out to be dry.
    Switch off the flame and permit the candy vermicelli come at room temperature. Garnish it with dry culmination and serve.


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