Shemai (Sweet Vermicilli)

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by SouthernBell2627

This recipe is from Authentic recipe from Bangladesh.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup butter
  • 1 12 cups very fine vermicelli
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • 12 cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 almonds (optional)


  1. Melt butter in a 4 qt pot. Break vermicelli into 3" pieces.
  2. Over low heat stir vermicelli into butter until it turns light brown.
  3. Pour in the milk and stir over medium heat until it boils.
  4. Put in the raisins, almonds and sugar.
  5. Continue to cook under low heat for 10 minutes.
  6. Add whipping cream and continue to cook for a couple of minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and, when cool, chill in the refrigerator before serving.

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