Vermicelli, a traditional type of pasta similar to spaghetti, is generally thinner than spaghetti in English-speaking regions. In countries of the Indian subcontinent, vermicelli is available which is known by various local names like Semya in Telugu, Semiya in Malayalam, shavige in Kannada, and shemai in Bengali, seviyan in Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi. Many parts of India use Vermicelli to make a popular dish called upma. We are here with 10 delightful Vermicelli/ Semai recipes to make your eid special.
10 Scrumptious Vermicelli ( Semai) Recipes for Eid
Nawabi Semai Recipe
2 tablespoons ghee, 2 packets of Lachcha Semai, 1 cup sugar, 3 tablespoons powdered milk, 1 tablespoon cashews, and nuts, for making cream: 1 liter of milk, 1 cup condensed milk, 4 tablespoons cornflower 1/2 cup Dano, (for making cream)
First, fry the semai with ghee then add sugar, and powdered milk, mix well and cook for 7-8 minutes. After that, prepare the cream. Spread 1/4 of fried semai in a serving dish and pour all the cream gently on the whole semai and let it cool. Finally, spread the rest of the semai well and add cashews, and nuts, and enjoy.
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Jorda Semai / Sweet Vermicelli Recipe
150-gram vermicelli / semai, 2/3 cup ghee, 2/3 cup sugar, ½ cup dry fruits and nuts, 1/3 cup orange, 1 tbsp orange rind, 2 cardamom pods, 1” cinnamon stick
First, make spice water by boiling 2 ½ cups of water and allspice. After that, fry the semai and add nuts, and raisins, and again fry for 1-minute. Now add spiced water and cook till the water dries up. Finally, add sugar, orange rind, and cook until sugar mixes well. It is ready now to enjoy.
Lachcha Shemai Recipe
250 grams Laccha, 1 Litre Liquid milk, 3 tablespoons Powder milk, Sugar as required, 2 teaspoons Condensed milk, 4-6 pieces cardamom, Nuts 1/2 cups, 8-10 pieces Keyism, 1 pinch salt, 2 teaspoon Chee
First, take the liquid milk with salt, sugar, cardamom, and heat. Make sure you add the powder and condensed milk into it when they will warm 40%. After finishing cooking, keep them aside for 80% cooling. Then fry the laccha semai with ghee until it becomes a light brown color and let it cool 80%. Finally, put the laccha into the milk and layout keyism and nuts, and serve.
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Dudh Semai Recipe
200 gm Vermicelli, 1-liter Liquid milk, As required Dry nuts & raisins, 2 tbsp Ghee, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp Cinnamon-cardamom powder, a pinch Salt
First, roast dry nuts and vermicelli separately with ghee on low medium and keep it aside. Then boil milk with cinnamon, cardamom, and salt. After that slowly add roasted vermicelli and cook for up to 5 to 7 minutes. Finally, add sugar and serve by spreading roasted dry nuts and raisins on the top.
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Semai payasam (Vermicelli Kheer) Recipe
It is really a tasty dessert and easy to cook.
250 gms vermicelli (broken), 2-liter milk, 1 cup sugar, 40 gms Raisins, 50 gms Cashew nut, 1 tsp. Ghee, 2 Bay leaves, 4 cardamom
First, heat ghee in a pan and fry dry fruits for about 3 to 4 minutes. After that, add ghee to roast the vermicelli to make the golden brown color. Now, boil milk with bay leaves and make the volume to ⅓. Add sugar, roasted vermicelli, and raisins, Finally, add cardamom powder and serve.
Sheer Khurma or Sweet Semai Dessert Recipe
Ghee 3 tbsp, Almonds 10-12 pcs, Broken Cashews 10- 12 pcs, Golden Raisins 10-12 pcs, Dates 5-6 pcs, Vermicelli/Semai 1 cup, Milk 1 liter, Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp.
First, heat ghee in a pan and fry dry fruits and vermicelli separately for about 3 to 4 minutes. When vermicelli are cooked, you need to lower the temperature. Finally, add condensed milk, and cardamom powder and stir until the mixes reach thickens. Now, it is ready to serve.
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Vermicelli in Sweet Custard Recipe
2 cups roasted vermicelli, 8 cups milk, 1 pinch of salt, 4 cardamom pods, cracked, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/8 cup almonds
First, put vermicelli in a large pot with milk, salt, cardamom, and brown sugar to heat the mixture and make the consistency of a loose pudding. Stir often and keep over low heat for about 30-45 minutes. After some time carefully remove cardamom pods and add raisins. Finally, decorate with almonds and enjoy.
Vermicelli Halwa Recipe
1 cup vermicelli (broken), 2 tablespoons ghee, 3/4 cups sugar, 3 cups water, 1 tbsp cashews, 20-24 raisins, 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder, 1/2 tsp edible food color
First, roast dry nuts and vermicelli separately with ghee on low medium. Then boil water, add the vermicelli into the hot water and cook till it becomes soft. Add sugar, food color, and cardamom powder mix well. Finally, decorate cashews and raisins and serve.
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Meethi Semai Recipe
two cups vermicelli, 1 cup condensed milk, one cup milk, 1/4 cup chopped almonds, 1 tablespoon ghee, 50 gm khoya, 1 teaspoon powdered cardamom, 3 tablespoon raisins
First, roast dry nuts and vermicelli separately with ghee on low medium. Then boil milk with the chopped nuts and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add sugar and mix well. Add condensed milk and cook for 3 minutes. Finally, add vermicelli with milk and cook till the mixture thickens, add powdered cardamom and mix well. Decorate with chopped nuts and serve.
Sweet Cream Semai Recipe
Milk: Two liters, Red Semai: 1 cup, Sugar: Half cup, Condensed Milk: 1 cup, Cardamom, and cinnamon: three / four pieces, Ghee :1 teaspoon, Chopped Peanut, and raisin: As taste
First, boil the milk with cardamom and cinnamon to make it thicker. Then, add sugar and mix well. Mix the milk with fried semai and cook for some time in a little heat. Garnish with nuts and raisins before serving.
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