Vermicelli Chia Seeds Payasam- In Sweetened Milk | Easy Dessert
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4 People
  • Ghee- 2 tbsp
  • Roasted vermicelli- 1½ cups
  • Sweetened condensed milk- 4 to 5 tbsp
  • Milk- 2 cups
  • Soaked chia seeds- ½ cup
  • Saffron- 10 strands
  • Ghee- 1 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts- ½ cup
  1. Use roasted thin vermicelli, cooks faster & tastes better. Or use regular vermicelli.
  2. Soak 1 tbsp chia seeds in milk or coconut milk overnight or for 5 hours. Soaked chia seeds can be kept in the refrigerator for a week.
  3. Place a wide saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add 2 tbsp ghee, add the vermicelli, roast for 2 minutes.
  5. Add condensed milk, combine well.
  6. Add milk, combine well.
  7. Add saffron.
  8. Cook till vermicelli turns soft.
  9. Add the soaked chia seeds, cook for 2 minutes.
  10. Remove the pan from the heat, keep it covered.
  11. Place a small frying pan over medium heat.
  12. Add 1 tbsp ghee & add cashew nuts, roast till golden in color.
  13. Pour the roasted cashew nuts with ghee on the payasam.
  14. Serve into bowls & enjoy.
  15. Can be enjoyed warm or chilled.
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