Sweet Vermicelli Seviyan:- How to make sweet, traditionally vermicelli seviyan at home?

Meethi seviyan or sweet vermicelli recipe made in very easy way.  Shahi Kimami semiyan is a  sweet dessert specially popular in Ramzan. Meethe seviyan are made with sugar, seviyan, dry fruits and ghee.In making meethi sevaiyan we use normal vermicelli or seviyan what we use in making namkeen seviyan or kheer. Sheer khurma is another type of delicious dessert made from thin vermicelli and very popular during Eid. Although meethi sevaiyan ca be made for any occasion but it is most popular during  Ramadan. These sweet vermicelli is damm delicious. The flavors just burst in your mouth. It’s a pure Bliss !! Crunch from nuts, sweetness from sugar and aroma of pure ghee make them irresistible. I have also posted the recipe of meethe chawal or sweet rice. This recipe is quiet similar to that.   If you follow my video properly mithi seviyan will come out perfect. This sweet dessert is full of nuts and ghee. It is very good for growing up kids. It’s so much of fun making them. Do try meethe seviyan once and I am sure you will love it. Serve this delectable dessert warm or hot with a drizzle of ghee and some fine chopped nuts.

Vermicelli Semiya

4 from 1 vote
Course Dessert
Cuisine arabian, Indian


  • 1 cup Vermicelli
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 tbsp Cashew cut in halves
  • 2 tbsp Almonds cut into halves
  • 2 tbsp Raisins
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 1.5 cup Water
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Ghee for garnishing
  • Red Food Colouring


  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in pan and then add nuts, stir them and roast them till they are crisp and golden brown. Take them out.
  • In the same pan add semiyan or vermicelli. Stir and roast till they are golden and crisp. Take them out too.
  • Now add water in the same pan and boil it. As the water boils add cloves, cardamom and roasted semiyan. Cook till semiyan are soft.
  • Now add sugar mix well and cook till sugar melts. Now lower down the flame cover the pan and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • After five minutes add red food coloring and mix well. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped nuts and 1 tsp of ghee. Meethi semiyan is ready to serve.


Keyword sweet
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  • Hi
    when the festivals comes, i though always cook some sweet my self. but i have no idea. and i see your meethi seviyan sweet recipe. i was very happy with your recipe. and i try this. and i learn this because of you.
    so thanks dear.

    uniglobe markets June 8, 2018 11:41 pm Reply
  • Hi Shilpi! Your recipe of Meethi Seviyan actually made my day. After following your recipe and pouring the measured ingredients, I just relished the aroma of this sweet dish. Thank you.

    Amit July 11, 2018 5:33 am Reply
    • thanks Amit. Glad you like my preparation. keep in touch.

      Shilpi Agarwal July 12, 2018 5:14 am Reply
  • Do you celebrate Holi? What are some of the traditional recipes you make? If you are looking for a dessert that is different, beautiful and easy to make, do try my meethi seviyan parfait with cardamom custard. I am sure you will love it!

    Promedos March 12, 2020 2:39 am Reply
  • 4 stars
    Tried the recipe. It was simple and delicious. Family gave approval. Thank you for the recipe.

    Rita Kalbag May 5, 2021 9:15 pm Reply

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