Parsi Sev Recipe

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Parsi Sev
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

An Eid-special sweet treat made with vermicelli, nutmeg, nuts and ghee.

Ingredients of Parsi Sev

  • 250 gm vermicelli (sevian)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp nutmeg - powdered
  • 1 tsp cardamom - powdered
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chironji
  • 1 cup almonds - shredded
  • 2 cups ghee

How to Make Parsi Sev

  • 1.1. Heat the ghee in a large kadahi or deep sauce pan and fry the raisins, charoli and almonds, separately and keep aside.
  • 2.2. In the remaindered ghee add the vermicelli and saute till an aroma emanates and it gets slightly darker.
  • 3.3. In the meantime, put the sugar, water, nutmeg and cardamom in another pan, over medium heat, stirring off and on till the sugar dissolves and bring to a boil.
  • 4.4. When the vermicelli is roasted add the sugar syrup and the vanilla and bring to a boil, cover and let cook over low heat till the liquid is absorbed and the sevian are cooked through.
  • 5.5. The vermicelli strands should be cooked and separate like rice in a pulao.
  • 6.6. Serve hot garnished with the raisins, charoli and almonds.