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Meethi Sewai Recipe

Meethi Sewai
How to make Meethi Sewai

About Meethi Sewai Recipe | Eid Seviyan: An Eid speciality, Meethi Sewai or Sweet Vermicelli is an easy and quick Indian dessert that is specifically made on festivals and other special occasions. However this sevai recipe is such that you wouldn't resist making it on other days just to indulge in some post-meal dessert.

Ingredients of Meethi Sewai Recipe | Eid Seviyan : This Meethi Sewai or semai recipe is a preparation of vermicelli cooked in creamy milk with almonds and pistachios in pure desi ghee. Khoya is also used as a special ingredient to enhance the flavours. This nutty and delicious Indian dessert will surely make your meal a special one!

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Meethi Sewai

  • 1/2 Cup Pistas
  • 1/2 cup Almonds
  • 1 packet Vermicelli
  • To cook vermicelli Desi ghee
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Sugar syrup
  • A pinch of Cardamom powder
  • A pinch of Saffron
  • Handful of Khoya

How to Make Meethi Sewai

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Blanch the almonds and pistas in water. Blanching not only makes them soft but also makes it easy to peel off their skins.
Boil them for not more than 30 to 45 seconds.
While the pistas are blanching, peel the almonds.
Once the skin of the dry fruits starts wrinkling that when you take them out. Slice them finely.
Once this is done cook the vermicelli in desi ghee till it gets a lovely brownish hue.
Now put it in a strainer so that all the excess oil come out.
Empty the kadhai of all the oil now and add milk to it.
Once the milk comes to a boil add the sugar syrup to it.
Now add the sewai and stir gently. Br careful not to break it.
The milk will start to soften it and cook it. Add the saffron and cardamom powder.
Now add the almods and pistachios to it and stir well, followed by khoya which is the final ingredient. Grate a small piece of it into the kadhai and mix well.
Once the milk is well absorbed, dry roast for a couple of minutes.

Recipe Notes

You can also add more nuts like Dates (khajoor) to the Sewai.
Did you know the significance of Sewai on Eid and it's different variations? Read up to make the best Sewai this festive season.

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