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May 8, 2011

Vermicelli Kheer Recipe - Happy Mothers Day

“I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother.” - Abraham Lincoln.... Happy Mothers Day to You all...

    Vermicelli Kheer my mom's favorite Indian dessert. I made this today for her though she is not staying with me now..i shared the pictures with her :)  Few words about my Mom on this special day...I can say that My Mom is one of the bestest Mom n Woman in the world. She is more talented and she struggled lot to brought up me n my sister. She faced n still facing so many problems with my dad's family n relatives. Literally she is living for us and sacrificed many things only for her children. After my marriage she was totally depressed, as I left her n now after my sister's marriage again she was left alone. She was physically n mentally more tired ;(  Her only relaxation is my skype call through which she can see me n her daily I will spare at least some 30 minutes for her.
Respect your parents n understand their feelings in their old age. When I was pregnant..really for the first time in my life I am able to understand the Meaning of a Mom n able to fee the pain n struggle she faced to brought us up. When I became a Mom....I was so so happy n that moment felt proud to born as a woman. Once again happy mothers day to all. My Mom n Me being a Mom is the greatest assert in my life n the precious gift given by the Almighty. 

Coming to the recipe...I referred sanjeev kapoor's vermicelli kheer recipe.

  1. Vermicelli    1/4 cup
  2. Milk    3 and 1/2 cups(i used 1% low fat milk)
  3. Sweetened condensed milk    1/2 of a 8 oz can
  4. Cardamom powder   1 tsp
  5. Ghee/butter     1 tbsp
  6. Raisins     10 no.s
  7. Cashewnuts     10-12 no.s
  8. Almonds    7 no.s(blanched n sliced)
  9. Cashew nut powder    1-2 tbsp(coarsely powdered cashew nuts)
  • Heat a tbsp of ghee in a nonstick vessel and fry the cashew nuts and raisins separately and keep aside.
  • In the same pan.roast the vermicelli till flavor n turns light golden brown and keep aside.
  • In the same vessel add 3 and 1/2 cups of milk and allow to boil.
  • When it starts boiling add the roasted vermicelli and keep stirring to prevent get burnt at the bottom.
  • After 2-3 minutes add the sweetened condensed milk and stir well.
  • After 1 minute add the cashew nut powder and cardamom powder(or crush 3-4 whole cardamoms) and keep stirring until the desired consistency.
  • Lastly add the ghee roasted cashews n raisins and also some blanched almonds.
  • Mix well and remove from the stove.
  • Delicious vermicelli kheer is now ready.Serve warm or chilled.I like the chilled one...

I didn't add sugar...the sweet of condensed milk is enough to me..if u want you can add some sugar along with condensed milk as in the original recipe.This time the vermicelli which i bought was too thin n short than the regular .because of light problem not able to take clear pictures of the kheer ...sorry !!


  1. Happy mothers day!! Delicious kheer...

  2. what a delicious looking kheer! happy Mother's day to you too xoxo Priya

  3. So touchy post Sangeetha..hats off to your mom..well my mom's story is also similar in many saluting all the wonderful mom's on this special day.
    The kheer looks gorgeous...well surprising hubby with kheer first thing in the morning must have made him happy..have a wonderful day

  4. Happy Mother's day dear ~ a very well written and touching post, your mom must be very happy n proud reading this !
    Semiya is a classic Indian dessert ~ looks festive n scrumptious!
    US Masala

  5. Very Nice short Notes about ur Mom ... :)Wonderful Mom..( mentioned it b4 right :) ) liked it..enjoyed it... definitely ur mom will miss you... :(

    Kheer's lucking nice with yellow roses....!!!

  6. Thank you all for your lovely thoughts :) yeah definitely my mom will be more n more happy n feel proud to read this!!! She is missing me n my sister a lot :(
    Once again my best mothers day wishes to u all n I salute all the mom in this universe...they r the only visible God !!!

  7. wow kheer is fab dear and hats off to ur mum

  8. Happy Mother's day to u! That was so touching dear.
    Fantastic kheer and wonderful presentation!!

  9. Kheer looks yummy .. Happy Mother's Day.


  10. Wonderful write up,so touching..Kheer looks soo rich and irresistible..Happy Mother's day wishes..

  11. looks delicious...must try this one out as i have never ventured to make vermicelli kheer

  12. SO touched with your write up. Hope you had a great Mother's day. Delicious Payasam.

  13. That was beautiful post.. Love the way u have written..

    Nice looking kheer.. Its such a comfort sweet in our home..

  14. Wonderful post,Mothers love can never be replaced with anything.My heart goes for all the Moms who are away from their kids.I too talk to my Mom everyday like you,or else my days seems like missing something.Kheer looks so delicious,perfect for this wonderful day.Hope you had a lovely time with your wonderful family on mothers day.Belated mothers day wishes.

  15. Belated mother's day wishes dear...lovely and very touching post...enjoyed reading it!
    Kheer looks yum!

  16. soooper temtping kheer dear..sure you might have a wonderful time..
    Tasty Appetite

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  18. Happy mother's day to u and ur Mom. Hope ur Mom enjoyed seeing this post:) Vermicelli kheer looks delicious.

  19. Thank you one n all for your hearty wishes and lovely mom was happy n proud to read this post n she shared her heartfelt thanx to you all n she was much impressed with vidhya n conveyed her regards to u dear...Take care guys :)

  20. Better late than Never- so i wish all the mothers a very belated mother's day. since i live close to sangeetha's house i know how much care n effort she takes for her Husband n kids. I like the yummy kheer n its too tempting to prepare it soon.Sangeetha has attracted all the viewers thru her interest in posting variety of recipes in the blog n effort in excellent preparation!Only when we lead a family we will know the value of our parents esp MOM cos no one is equal to our mom's love n care in this world.Lets all be more loving n caring to our family.


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