Vermicelli Bird’s Nests - Sevai Indian Dessert Recipe

// Vermicelli Bird's Nests or Sevai Indian Dessert Recipe is so easy to throw together. The sweet, aromatic and crunchy combo makes them so irresistible.



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Learn To Make Vermicelli Bird’s Nests Recipe | Sevai Indian Dessert Recipe with easy Video tutorial. Vermicelli Bird’s Nests are just the perfect little thing to put on your Easter table because Kids and adults alike will love them. They are so easy to throw together.

And something about the sweet, aromatic and crunchy combo makes them so irresistible!

there are three vermicelli birds nest cookies stacked on top of each other on a towel

March has already ended, and so the countdown to the Easter. Told ya, that Easter is all in my mind these days. Thus I couldn’t stop myself from posting my first Easter recipe. So I had to come up with an Easter Brunch dessert idea.

And here we go with the most delicious Vermicelli Bird’s Nests. Don’t these look just adorable? But are they edible? Yes, these nests are totally edible. 🙂

Okay now, so let me tell you about these Vermicelli Bird’s Nests. These nests are really great because they come together so fast, which means when that sweet craving hits you during the day — they can be in your mouth in just 30 minutes. A perfect rescue plan, isn’t it?.

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there are a bunch of vermicelli birds nest cookies that is on a cloth

I got inspired for these nests from a Greek sweet — Kataifi. Which is traditionally rolled into cylinders, but I thought to make them into nests instead. They look completely delicious and totally Eastery to me! I have added sliced almonds and pistachios for these nests, but you can use any other nuts you like. This is great served with a cup of hot coffee or may be with some ice-cream.

After the undesired sickness of the past two weeks, this week is going to be full of organizing. Thus, I wanted to do a fun recipe which Little-A and I could do in a short amount of time. So this was the first Easter recipe which came to my mind.

And also because I wanted to make some bird nests that would be perfect for the holidays.

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there is a basket of vermicelli birds nest cookies that is sitting on a table

Ado also helps me making them. It feels so good when a 3 year old gets into making her own “bird nests” look just right. I must say, this is such a fun way to welcome spring and the baby birds.

Now these nests are just a part of my Springtime/Easter routine since last year. This is because Little-A has been learning about festivals and the meaning of culture for some time now.

So I made these nests thrice during last Easter and this time it has been made 2 times already.

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there are some vermicelli birds nest cookies that are on a cloth and some flowers

They are so easy to throw together. And something about the sweet, aromatic and crunchy combo makes them so irresistible to me! I seriously can’t stop eating them.

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there are three vermicelli birds nest cookies on a cloth with a bag of nuts

They are just the perfect little thing to put on your Easter table because Kids and adults alike will love them. I am sharing this recipe in advance so that you have enough time to enjoy them and you can make these twice thrice or as many as times as you want.

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there are four pieces of vermicelli birds nest cookies on a cloth on a table

These little birds nests are made from vermicelli. My regular grocery stores do not carry this, so I got these from Asian grocery store. I hope that all of you who want to make them can find vermicelli at any Asian grocery store.

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there is a bowl of vermicelli birds nest cookies on a table with a napkin

They are just so quick, plus, they are also fun to make. I am beyond excited about these cute little Vermicelli Bird’s Nests.

This is an ultimate easy + fun treat! Want to know how easy making them is? Watch this video and you will see that they are indeed super easy.

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there are three vermicelli birds nest cookies with nuts and pine nuts on a napkin

Roast vermicelli and toss with condensed milk, desiccated coconut, cardamom, rosewater and nuts. And then shape them into these little nests and top with some more nuts. Or you can fill them up with mini chocolate eggs, jellybeans or any other Easter candies.

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there are a stack of vermicelli birds nest cookies that are on a towel
there are three vermicelli birds nest cookies that are stacked on top of each other

Vermicelli Bird's Nests - Sevai Indian Dessert Recipe (Step-by-step photo instructions)

How to Make Vermicelli Bird's Nests //

  1. Heat butter in a pan.
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  3. Once hot, add vermicelli and roast till it turns golden brown.
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  5. Add condensed milk and mix well.
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  7. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
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  9. Add desiccated coconut, cardamom powder rose water, and sliced almonds.
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  11. Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool slightly.
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  13. Take 2 tablespoons of mixture and form into a nest.
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  15. Top with chopped nuts.
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  17. Bon Appétit!
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Vermicelli Bird's Nests - Sevai Indian Dessert Recipe [Recipe]

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Vermicelli Bird's Nests or Sevai Indian Dessert Recipe is so easy to throw together. The sweet, aromatic and crunchy combo makes them so irresistible.
★★★★★
(Rating: 5 from 60 reviews)

Prep time 🕐 Cook time 🕐 Total time 🕐
20 mins
Category ☶ Cuisine ♨ Serves ☺
Desserts Indian 8-10
Nutrition Info ⊛ Serving size ⊚
282 calories 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

For Vermicelli Bird's Nests //
  • 2 cups vermicelli (sevai), crushed
  • 100 g sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon rosewater
  • 2 tablespoons almonds, sliced
For Garnish //
  • Pistachio, chopped
  • Almonds, sliced

INSTRUCTIONS:

How to Make Vermicelli Bird's Nests //
  1. Heat butter in a pan.
  2. Once hot, add vermicelli and roast till it turns golden brown.
  3. Add condensed milk and mix well.
  4. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add desiccated coconut, cardamom powder rose water, and sliced almonds.
  6. Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool slightly.
  7. Take 2 tablespoons of mixture and form into a nest.
  8. Top with chopped nuts.
  9. Bon Appétit!

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