The Perfect Vermicelli Kheer Recipe for Any Occasion

Ayesha Ajit Ghadigaonkar

Ayesha Ajit Ghadigaonkar
Sep 2023

2 min read
Vermicelli Kheer Recipe

This version of kheer made with vermicelli and natural sweeteners offers the goodness of whole grains and nuts, making it a guilt-free treat that you can enjoy as a special offering to Lord Ganesha. Savor the creamy and aromatic flavors of this nourishing dessert and seek blessings from Lord Ganesha for good health and prosperity.


1/4 cup Vermicelli

2 cups milk

1.5 tablespoons jaggery or honey (adjust to taste)

1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter) or coconut oil

1/4 cup mixed nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios), chopped

1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

A pinch of saffron strands (optional, for added flavor)

How To Prepare Vermicelli Kheer Recipe?

  • In a pan, heat the ghee or coconut oil over low heat.
  • Add the Vermicelli to the pan and roast it until it turns golden and aromatic. Keep stirring to avoid burning.
  • Pour in the milk or bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and let the semolina cook, stirring occasionally to prevent lumps.
  • Once the milk has thickened, add jaggery or honey. Stir well until it dissolves and adjust sweetness according to your preference.
  • Add chopped nuts, cardamom powder, and saffron strands (if using). Stir well to infuse the flavors.
  • Let the kheer simmer for a few more minutes until it reaches the desired consistency.
  • Turn off the heat and let the kheer cool down to a warm or chilled temperature.
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