Instant Pot Vermicelli Kheer | Vermicelli Pudding in Instant Pot

Vermicelli Kheer also known as Semiya Payasam, Vermicelli payasam, Vermicelli Pudding, Seviyan kheer. People can make this during festivals and celebrations, it is super quick to make.

Semiya Payasam is a south Indian dessert, generally whole wheat vermicelli is used.  Sugar can be replaced with jaggery or brown sugar since it is a healthier choice.

Vermicelli Pudding in Instant Pot


  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 3 tbsp mixed nuts
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • 1/2 cup Vermicelli (Bambino Roasted Vermicelli)
  • 3½ cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar / brown sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder (optional)
  • pinch of salt
  • Saffron (optional)

  • Turn on instant pot saute mode, when pot is hot, add ghee. Add mixed nuts - stir until it turns to light brown, add raisins.
  • Add vermicelli - Saute for a minute.
  • Add sugar, milk, cardamom powder, pinch of salt, and saffron. Mix them all. Close the lid with sealing position.
  • Cancel saute mode, set high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Open the lid after natural pressure release.
  • Thick Creamy Vermicelli Kheer is ready!
  • Here Instant Pot 6qt DUO is used.
  • Use any wheat vermicelli, here Bambino roasted vermicelli is used.