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Sewai Recipe

How to make Sewai

About Sewai Recipe | Sevai: A traditional Indian dessert made with Vermicelli (sewai), cooked in milk and dry fruits. A quintessential festival recipe, sewai or seviyaan is made in every household on the occasion of Eid. One of the most favourite Indian dessert, made quickly and easily with just a few ingredients.A perfect dish to cook up for the festival or just about a tasty dessert to have after a meal.

Ingredients of Sewai Recipe: Sewai pan fried with nuts, combined with cardamom in the milk with a pinch of saffron for an aromatic flavour. The perfect Indian dessert is all set with just a few ingredients.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings5
  • Easy

Ingredients of Sewai

  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 100 gram Sewai
  • 25 gram Cashew nuts
  • 25 gram Almond
  • 25 gram Raisins
  • 600 ml Milk
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 5 Green cardamom cloves
  • A pinch of Saffron

How to Make Sewai

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In a pan, fry butter and sewai together.
Add cashew nuts, almonds and raisins into it. Fry them together.
In a different pan, boil milk, sugar and smashed green cardamoms.
Add the fried sewai mix into the milk pan. Combine ingredients together and add saffron.
Add a little extra milk to loosen the dish, towards the end.
Serve hot.

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.
Also know about other Indian desserts that you can easily make at home.

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