Healthy Sevia Kesari
|Vermicelli||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Clarified butter||1 Teaspoon (Ghee)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Cashews||1 Tablespoon (Broken Pieces)|
|Golden raisins||1 Tablespoon|
|Saffron strands||4 (Kesar)|
1 In a wok, melt the ghee on med-high flame.
2 Roast the broken cashew pieces in the ghee till they turn golden.
3 Once golden, remove the cashews from the wok and keep aside.
4 In the same wok, roast the vermicelli, stirring constantly until it turns golden. Be careful not to burn it.
5 When golden, add water and mix.
6 Cover and let it cook, stirring occasionally.
7 When the water has evaporated down to 1/4th of the original, uncover and add sugar.
8 Mix well and add in the kesar, raisins and the fried cashews.
9 Mix till the water totally evaporates and remove from the heat.
10 Serve hot in individual dessert dishes.
Saffron, cashews and the raisins are all optional. The sevia taste wonderful anyway.
Milk can be substituted for water for a richer taste.