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Mango, dates & vermicelli payasam / Kheer (pudding)

Mango, dates & vermicelli payasam

Mango, dates & vermicelli payasam - Payasam is a South Indian culinary term commonly used to refer to a creamy pudding, made with vermicelli
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, kerala cuisine
Keyword: mango payasam
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 672kcal
Author: Sumith Babu


  • 1 cup Vermicelli
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter ghee
  • 10 nos cashew nuts
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 cup mango pulp
  • 5 nos dates finely chopped
  • 15 nos raisins


  • Heat ghee in a pan, add vermicelli and cashew nuts and fry till a pleasant aroma is released and keep aside.

  • Boil milk in a thick-bottomed pan, and add to the roasted vermicelli and cashew nuts.

  • Mix well and simmer for five minutes. Add sugar and continue cooking, stirring continuously.

  • Cook for three to four minutes or till it thickens to the right consistency. Add cashew nuts, cardamom, raisins, dates and nutmeg powder.

  • Stir well and serve as desired - hot, warm or chilled.

  • Add mango pulp when it is warm, either on the top or bottom of the vessel. Here as I am presenting in a glass, I have added it in the bottom and payasam on the top.

  • Enjoy your  Mango, dates & vermicelli payasam / kheer!!


Calories: 672kcal | Carbohydrates: 120g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 69g | Vitamin A: 1103IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Calcium: 289mg | Iron: 4mg