Thin vermicilli 100gms
Sugar 1 1/2 cups
Sweetened condensed milk 100gm
Milk 1 litre
Ghee(clarified butter) 2 tbsp
Unsalted raw Cashew nuts 50gms
Cardomom powder 1tsp
1.Take a heavy bottom flat vessel. Add the ghee. Fry the cashew till golden brown and remove. Add the raisins and stir for a minute and remove.
2.Add the milk and water stir on low flame.When it starts to boil but the vermicilli and sugar .
3.Check if the vermicilli is cooked. Do not over cook it. It should be just done. Add the diluted condensed milk and keep on stirring. Check the sweetness. Add more sugar if needed. Keep on stirring till the mixture starts getting thick. Turn off the gas.
4.Add the fried cashew nuts and raisins. Add the cardomom powder and keep covered. Can be served hot or chilled. If the mixture gets thick add some boiled milk to the payasam.