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Kerala’s very own dessert: Semiya payasam or Vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk… Semiya or vermicelli payasam is the most popular dessert in Kerala and it’s a must have for Sadya. Though, there are a several variations of payasam evolved over the years, traditional semiya payasam still holds a special place in every Keralities heart. Back in the...

  Dates and vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk…delicious dessert. This is one of the easiest and healthiest dessert made with dates. Dates impart the required sweetness, hence less condensed milk is added. The caramelized flavor of the dates and the roasted vermicelli makes this a splendid dessert. Best part is that this can be made in just 15 minutes. ...

Ghee roasted plantain, vermicelli, coconut, egg and cashew nuts, combined together to make this incredibly delicious cutlets… I’ve posted many recipes using plantain as I’m a die hard fan of plantain. So glad that plantains are always available at the Canadian grocery store that I shop every week. I try to make something different out of plantains...

Chicken, mixed veggies and chicken cooked together to a delicious one pot dish… Cooking Video Save Print Chicken Vermicelli- Chicken Semiya Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Indian Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  25 mins Total time:  30 mins   Ingredients For marinating Chicken Chicken breasts,...

One of my favorite easy to make desserts that I make often when I get the sweet craving is sweetened vermicelli or payasam… The other day when I made this dessert, I topped the sweetened vermicelli with praline pecans or pecans combined with brown sugar and butter. The crunchy and caramelized pecans made this simple dessert taste even more delicious. Update...

Mango and vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk, delicious dessert… Hope everyone had a great Onam celebration. Onam is one of the biggest festivals in Kerala, India celebrated by all Keralites. Sadya, a grant vegetarian feast is served for Onam. Sadya comprises of many vegetarian dishes, so making Sadya is definitely time consuming. I was not planning to make...

Banana and dates combined along with rice flakes and vermicelli, made into cutlets and pan fried, delicious snack… I often make some kind of snack using plantain or dates, mostly I combine these together and make into cutlets. Easy to make and taste delicious. This time, I added bananas instead of plantain. The only difference is that bananas when mashed up...

For your sweet cravings, an easy to make dessert… I am enjoying my holidays, can’t believe it’s already Wednesday. Two more days and then the long weekend, after that I have to get back to work. By next week Ramadan will come to an end and we will be having Eid celebration most probably on Thursday or Friday. Looking forward to that. The other day,...

An impromptu snack which turned out to be a splendid treat… My intention was to make vermicelli payasam, when I was half way through I took a new route and made truffles out of vermicelli. As I started munching the truffles I was so glad to have followed the new route rather than the old one. The truffles tasted heavenly. My mom often used to make vermicelli...