Step-by-step instructions to make the perfect seviyan kheer.

Eid is a special time for celebration and joy. And one of the highlights of the festival is the food. Seviyan kher also known as methi seviyan is a traditional dessert usually served during Eid. This delicious dessert is made with vermicelli or sevillean cooked with milk and sugar. Season with cardamom. Garnish with nuts, however, for a healthier and more natural look. We can replace sugar with jaggery. So let’s learn how to make Seviyanke!

Jaggery is a natural sweetener made from sugar cane or palm juice. Rich in minerals and antioxidants Vermicelli, also known as sevillan, on the other hand, is a type of thin, low-fat wheat-based pasta. It is a healthy choice for those who control their fat intake. It is also a good source of essential nutrients such as iron, magnesium and vitamin B6, which are important for maintaining good health. Vermicelli is also easy to digest and is often recommended for people with digestive issues such as constipation and bloating.

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Want Eid seviyan? This is the perfect formula! Image Courtesy: BeatO Food Lab

How to make seviyan kher?

raw material:

*1 cup vermicelli noodles (sevienne)
* 1 liter of milk
* 1 cup jaggery powder
*2-3 green cardamom pods, crushed
* 1 tbsp ghee
* Handful of chopped nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios)
* 2-3 strands of saffron (optional)


Step 1

Heat the ghee in a deep pan or pot. Add vermicelli to roast until golden brown. Stir constantly to prevent burns.

Step 2

Put milk in a pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the vermicelli is cooked and the milk is condensed.

Step 3

Add the jaggery powder to the pan and mix well until completely dissolved. Continue stirring until the chowder has thickened to your desired consistency.

Use jaggery to make ceviche in a healthy bowl. Image Courtesy: Adobe Stock

Step 4

Add crushed cardamom pods and saffron strands (if using) to a saucepan and mix well.

Step 5

Garnish with chopped nuts and serve hot or chilled.


*Use skimmed milk for a thicker, richer cream. But if you want to improve your health You can use skim milk as well and it will taste great too.

low fat milk
You can use skim milk to make healthy rice! Image Courtesy: Shutterstock

* Grill the vermicelli until golden brown to add a fragrant flavor to the curry.
* Use jaggery powder instead of jaggery to dissolve more easily
* You can add more or less jaggery powder according to your preference for sweetness.

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Seviyan Kheer with jaggery is a healthy and tasty dessert that everyone can enjoy during Eid or any other special occasion. The use of natural sweeteners not only adds a unique flavor but also but also guilt-free relaxation. Try this recipe and surprise your loved ones with delicious and healthy Eid Mubarak!

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