Ramzan Special: Seviyan

Seviyan is a traditional North Indian recipe especially made during festivals.

Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 1/4 cup vermicelli
  • 10 clove
  • 4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped raisins
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 green cardamom
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoon rose water
  • For Garnishing
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped almonds


  • For making this delicious dessert recipe, heat clarified butter in a kadhai over moderate flame. Once the butter
  • melts, add cloves and green cardamoms. Saute well for 2 to 3 minutes to release the aromatic oils into the
  • clarified butter.
  • Now, add the vermicelli and fry for 2 to 3 minutes without breaking it.
  • Then, add milk and bring to a boil. While the milk is simmering, add the brown sugar stirring gently so that it
  • gets dissolved. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes till the vermicelli becomes soft. Mix the raisins and stir for another 5
  • minutes.
  • Now, add the rose water. Stir till the mixture is thick. Remove from heat and keep aside to cool. Garnish with
  • some almonds.
  • Keep it in the fridge to chill and serve after lunch/dinner. You can also serve this dessert recipe as an evening
  • snack.