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semiya payasam

Semiya Payasam

Easy, delicious, and fuss-free semiya payasam made in an Instant Pot. This easy version of authentic vermicelli kheer is dump-and-go, ready in 20 minutes, and needs no monitoring. Perfect for festivals and gatherings.
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Author: Shilpa
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 5
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup vermicelli
  • 4 cups milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup nuts (I used almond, pistachio, and cashew)
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • ½ teaspoon saffron
  • ½ cup water

Instructions

  • Set the Instant Pot in saute mode and add ½ cup water.
  • Once it is hot, add milk, roasted vermicelli, sugar, cardamom powder, saffron, chopped nuts, and raisins. Mix it well.
  • Close the lid and put the Instant Pot to Porridge mode for 8 minutes.
  • Do a natural release of pressure.
  • Open the lid and mix the vermicelli kheer well.
  • Serve warm or chill in the refrigerator and serve cold.

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Notes

See the tips section for useful tips to make this dish.
Nutrition Facts
Semiya Payasam
Amount per Serving
Calories
380
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Cholesterol
 
20
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
89
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
407
mg
12
%
Carbohydrates
 
60
g
20
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
31
g
34
%
Protein
 
12
g
24
%
Vitamin A
 
317
IU
6
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
236
mg
24
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.