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Rakhi: Vermicelli Kheer

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 22:06

Rakhi is an auspicious Indian festival that celebrates the chaste and subtle bond of love and affection between brother and sister. A number of dishes are cooked on this day to celebrate this festival of love and trust.


1/2 cup Roasted Vermacili
2Kg Milk
½ tsp Cardamom Powder
½ tsp Saffron
Dry fruit and resins
1/2 cup sugar


Boil the milk in a deep bottomed pan. Add the roasted Vermicelli and sugar and cook for a while. Let it boil till thick. Dissolve saffron in 1tsp milk. Add cardamom and saffron to the thick vermacelli and milk mixture. Garnish with soaked almonds and resins. Serve chilled.

First Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 22:06
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