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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settler's Cookbook

By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup broken fine vermicelli
  • ½ tsp cardamom seeds
  • 2 tbsp almond slivers
  • 3 oz butter
  • ½ cup full-cream milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp sultanas
  • 2 tbsp chopped pistachios
  • 1 cup water

Method

  • Mix water and sugar and boil, then simmer until it turns to a thickish syrup.
  • Fry the vermicelli in butter on low heat, add the syrup and sultanas, then mix thoroughly.
  • Put into an ovenproof glass dish, cover with foil and cook in an oven (350°F, 180°C, gas mark 4) for fifteen minutes.
  • Remove, mix in milk and cardamom seeds, and return to the oven for ten minutes.
  • Garnish with almonds and pistachios.