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Seviyan Kheer

Vermicelli kheer recipe | Seviyan kheer recipe

Vermicelli kheer is usually known as Seviyan kheer. Often used as dessert for festive season in India. It is basically vermicelli pudding with cardamom flavour and rich dry fruits. One of healthy Indian dessert.
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Course: Dessert, sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: sevaiyan kheer, vermicelli kheer
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 484kcal
Author: Sumi

Equipment Required


For Roasting

  • 1 tablespoon ghee (butter)
  • 3 pieces chhoti elaichi (cardamom)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) sevaiyan (broken vermicelli)

For making Vermicelli Kheer

  • 1 litre Milk (for vegan almond milk)
  • 7 to 8 tablespoon White Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Almond (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon Cashew (chopped)
  • 10 to 12 strands Saffron
  • 1 tablespoon Raisins (golden) (kishmish)
  • 4 to 5 patels Rose patels (Dried )


Roasting Vermicelli

  • Take a deep thick bottomed pan/kadai. Add 2 to 3 tablespoon ghee/butter and keep flame low.
  • Once the ghee/butter gets heated add dry fruits such as almond and cashew. Not rasins.
  • Stir until it get golden brown remove it with ladle and place it separately.
  • Now add broken vermicelli to ghee/butter and stir continously on low flame.
  • Roast until it turns light brown.

Making Vermicelli Kheer

  • Keep the flame low, pour milk slowly into pan and stir.
  • Heat the milk on low to medium flame, keep on stirring to avoid it from sticking to bottom.
  • When milk starts boiling add 7 to 8 tablespoon of sugar to milk, you can increase or decrease sugar quantity as per your taste.
  • After sugar dissolves completely add 10 to 11 strands of saffrom and dry fruits to it.Mix well.
  • Then add 3 crushed small cardamom to mixture and let it simmer, you can sense the aroma of it while cooking.
  • Its optional, now add dried rose patels to mixture.
  • Cook the entire mixture for 4 to 5 minutes,till seviyan/vermicelli gets cooked and milk get thicken.
  • Note on cooling mixture automactically thickens, so cook accordingly.
  • To check take small mixture in spoon and pinch sevaiyan/vermicelli with your fingers, if its soft that means if cooked properly.
  • Soft sevaiyan/vermicelli and thick milk is indicator to turn off your stove.
  • After you turn off stove, add 1 tablespoon raisins to it.Check the taste for sugar.
  • Now serve creamy kheer/pudding in bowl, garnish with sliced dry fruits and dried rose.
  • Sevaiyan/vermicelli can be served hot or chilled. Not on cooling its get thicken.


For vegan almond milk can be used.
You can add any dry fruits of your choice.
You can also add rose water to Kheer/pudding.
Adding saffron/dried rose petals is optional.
Please note on cooling kheer/pudding get thicken , so accordingly heat milk and mixture.
You can also add more milk if you want.
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