31 December 2012

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Sevai sabudana saffron kheer recipe - Shyavige sabakki kesari payasa - Vermicelli sago saffron kheer

 Sevai sabudana kheer in a serving bowl
Sevai sabudana kesar kheer recipe - Today I have an amazing vermicelli sago kheer recipe to share with you all. For me this is the easiest kheer I can ever prepare in the comfort of my kitchen. Milk is the basic ingredient which gives creamy taste to the kheer, whereas the quantity of sago and vermicelli is adjustable. Even you can make this type of kheer with vermicelli only. This is one of the Karnataka desserts usually served with meal during the occasion of marriage. Sometimes I too make it in the weekend to serve as a dessert. What I like in this kheer is its simplicity and taste. It has a delicate flavor of cardamom and saffron. The sago, vermicelli combination is absolutely delicious.

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Sevai Sabudana Kesar Kheer Recipe 
 Sevai sabudana kheer is ready to serve
Prep time : 10 mins
Cook time : 15 mins
Total time : 25 mins
Recipe type : Dessert-Kheer
Cuisine : Indian
Yield : Serves 2  
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

  • 1 cup  vermicelli / sevai / shyavige
  • 5-6 tsp sago / sabudana / sabakki
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 cup sugar 
  • 1/4 tsp  cardamom  powder
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts and raisins
  • 10-15 almonds, peeled,  sliced  / badam 
  • 1/2 tsp saffron strands / kesar
  1. Soak the saffron in 2 tbsp of warm milk and keep it aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pan. Add the cashew nuts and raisins together and fry for a minute. Set aside.
  3. In the same pan, heat little bit of ghee and fry the vermicelli  on low flame until they are light brown in colour. 
  4. In a broad vessel, add a cup of water and bring it to boil. Add the sago and cook until soft. 
  5. When the sago becomes soft,  add the fried vermicelli and  3 cups of hot water. Cook the vermicelli on low flame, stirring in between.
  6. When the vermicelli is done, add the milk and sugar. Boil it for 5 minutes, then simmer on low flame till you get the desired consistency. Stir in between.
  7. When the kheer becomes thick, remove the pan from the flame and sprinkle cardamom powder, add the fried dry fruits and  saffron milk. Mix well. 
  8. Serve sevai sago kheer either  hot or cold.
 Sevai sabudana kheer is ready to serve


  1. new year wishes to you and your family dear.. nice kheer..

  2. Hi Vidya, Happy new Year to you and wish you all the best in 2013.

  3. Love the presentation and is very divine full..

  4. very divine full recipe...love it

  5. lovely start,looks divine:)
    Wishing you & family a very Happy New Year!!
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  6. Kheer looks delicious dear...
    Happy New year to you and your family and wish you all the best in 2013:)

  7. Happy New Year, Vidya! A good and sweet start to the new year with your awesome looking Vermicelli Kheer :)

  8. New year wishes to you, wow what a lovely presentation, yum yum!!!

  9. Kheer looks awesome. Happy new year dear.

  10. Happy New year and yummy kheer.

  11. Kheer looks fantastic !! Happy new year :)

  12. looks yummy n mouthwatering....Wishing you & family a very Happy New Year !!

  13. Kheer looks yummy.nice cliks Happy new year dear.

  14. Hi..
    Happy New Year.
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  15. Happy New Year to you and your family.

    Lovely clicks and love the kheer.

  16. Happy New Year, a sweet way to bring in the new year!

  17. Happy new year wishes to you and your family.Droolworthy kheer, inviting.

  18. Lovely presentation...

  19. Wishing you a very happy year as well. A beautiful and sweet beginning of the year with your delicious Kheer. Love the addition of sabudana to this kheer.

  20. Happy New Year..Payasam looks very yummy..

  21. looks lovely & delicious...mouthwatering!

  22. Hi Aunty,

    I saw all the recipes posted by you.Too good.Will try them for sure.Thanks a lot for giving such a wonderfull collection of dishes.Have a great day:)

  23. looks awesome and tempting!!!

  24. Happy new year to you n your family...kheer luks very festive

  25. Happy New Year to you & yours!

    Delicious looking kheer.


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