Nawabi Parfait Recipe Made with Bambino Vermicelli

Nawabi Semiyaan Recipe, delicately sweetened, beautifully flavored desert fit for any celebration!

Semiyaan or seviyan is Thin Vermicelli used throughout India in a range of snacks (both savory and sweet) and desserts. It cooks easily and is great at absorbing flavors.This Nawabi Parfait is a unique Indian fusion dessert recipe made by layering sweet vermicelli (semiyaan/seviyan) with custard. The Nawabi Semiyaan Parfait recipe is really easy to prepare and is the perfect sweet finish to a weeknight meal or on special occasions.



  • 2 tbsp desi ghee
  • 200g Bambino roasted vermicelli/ seviyan/ semiyaan
  • 2 tbsp dry milk powder
  • 1 bowl of sugar
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Custard powder
  • 1 cup chopped dry fruits 


  • To an empty pan, add 2 tbsp of desi ghee
  • Break the roasted vermicelli or seviyan/semiyaan into tiny pieces and add to the ghee, saute for a while
  • Add dry milk powder and sugar to the semiyaan mixture
  • To one bowl of room temperature milk and some custard powder and bring to a mix
  • In another pan, bring one cup of milk to a boil and add the custard mixture to the boiling milk
  • Make a thick custard and let it come to room temperature
  • To plate the Nawabi Seviyan recipe, take a bowl and add in one layer of the semiyaan mixture top it with a layer of custard, and repeat the vermicelli and custard layers.
  • Garnish with chopped dry fruits
  • Your Nawabi Seviyaan Parfiat is ready to serve

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