Seviyan Kheer | Vermicelli Pudding

An easy and quick Indian dessert to make is Seviyan Kheer. To prepare it you’ll need vermicelli, whole milk, sugar and some dry-fruits. 

Also try: Rice Kheer.

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 5 mins, Cooking – 25 mins, Total – 30 mins.

Servings: 4


  1. Roasted Vermicelli – 3/4 cup
  2. Whole Milk – 1 Litre
  3. Almonds – 6 (crushed)
  4. Cashews – 6 (crushed)
  5. Pistachios – 6 (crushed)
  6. Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp
  7. Raisins – 2 tbsp (soaked in warm water for 10 mins)
  8. A few saffron threads (optional)
  9. Sugar – 1/2 cup.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Seviyan Kheer:

  1. Heat milk in a thick bottom pan and bring it to a boil
  2. Add roasted vermicelli and cook on a low flame until thickens, stirring occasionally. Takes about 15-20 mins. Remember to keep scraping the dried milk from the sides of the pan and add it back to the pan
  3. Add cashews, pistachios, almonds, raisins, saffron threads and cardamom powder. Mix and cook for another 4-5 mins or until you get the desired thickness, remember it’ll thicken further on cooling down
  4. Turn off the flame and add sugar, mix well. Your Seviyan Kheer is ready, serve hot or refrigerate to serve chilled.


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