Sunday, 12 December 2010

Vermicelli Kheer ~ Goan style

Rich and creamy vermicelli  and nuts dessert that is royal in taste and will grace any meal  and complete it perfectly


1 cup fine vermicelli (broken)
3 cups whole milk
1 small can condensed milk
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp  ghee/clarified butter
1 teaspoon  cardamom powder
1/4 cup  broken cashews
1/4 cup pistachio  nuts chopped
1/4 cup almonds (soaked,peeled & chopped)
6-8 saffron threads


1. Boil milk in a heavy bottom pan. When it comes to a boil add sugar, saffron threads, cardamom powder and condensed milk.
2. Keep it in medium flame and keep stirring at times to make sure that it doesn’t get burnt.
3. In another pan, heat butter and add cashews, vermicelli and  and roast it. Add this roasted mixture to the milk mixture and keep stirring it for 10 – 15 mins.
4.Remove from the flame and garnish it with almond pieces and pistachio nuts .
5.Transfer to a serving dish and  chill before serving.

Recipe Source: Pablos Diary- Goan Cuisine
This dish was made following the recipe in the above source , I didn't add the raisins and reduced the amount of ghee stated in the suit my taste.
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Rice Kheer
Submitting to:
Flavours of Goa event by hosted by Denny of ohtastensee


  1. Hey,

    Love kheers...:0The event is till 31 st jan rite??I will surely participate...:)
    Check out the event in my blog too!!:)

  2. Great looking kheer. Love the way condensed milk is used to make the rich kheer richer.

  3. The most common and delicious dessert made in a jiffy. Lovely click.

  4. kheer and this one looks deliciouc.

  5. looks yummy and delicious....

  6. This sounds interesting...Looks yummy too...

  7. my fav pudding...looks really decadent n yum nayna...

  8. Wat a rich looking vermicelli kheer..

  9. Delicious Kheer. creamy and rich.

  10. looks so tempting--- rich n yummy !

  11. kheer looks so yummy dear...

  12. Delicious and tempting kheer....

  13. looks so yummy! the condensed milk lends a rich creaminess...

  14. That looks so yummy..looks so rich too

  15. Wow, very very delicious looking !!!

    US Masala

  16. I love kheer! This one is one of my favs!

  17. I'd love to try this - looks SO delicious!


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