• Vermicelli Noodles (Seviyan), preferably thin ones –  3/4 Cup
  • Water– 1 Cup
  • Sugar – around 1/2 cup or adjust according to your taste
  • Green cardamom powder (Chhoti elaichi) – ½ tsp
  • Raisins (Kishmish), Almonds, Pistachio (Pista) and cashew nuts for garnishing
  • Khoya – 1/4 cup (optional)
  • Saffron (Kesar) – 1/4 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp




  1. Soak kesar in warm water for 30 minutes.
  2. Break seviyan.
  3. Heat ghee in a kadhai. Add seviyan and fry until it is slight brown. Constantly stir it to ensure even browning.
  4. Add water and kesar kept aside. Stir for few minutes.
  5. Add sugar, green cardamom powder and resins.
  6. Lower the flame and cook till seviyan become soft and water is completely absorbed.
  7. Garnish with sliced almonds,cashew nuts, pista and khoya.



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