Semiya Fruit Custard

Semiya Fruit Custard

Semiya Fruit Custard is a delightful dessert that brings together the creamy richness of custard, the soft texture of semiya (vermicelli), and the freshness of fruits and nuts. This dessert is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a feast for the eyes, with its vibrant colors and appealing presentation. It is the perfect dessert to serve during festivals.

At its core, Semiya Fruit Custard is a simple yet versatile dessert that can be customized according to personal preferences and seasonal fruit availability. The base of the dish is made by cooking semiya in milk until it softens and absorbs the creamy goodness, creating a luscious texture that forms the foundation of the dessert. Add some custard powder mix to this to create a thick, creamy sauce that envelops the semiya. But what truly sets Semiya Fruit Custard apart is the addition of fresh fruits and chopped nuts. This is where the dessert truly comes to life, as the vibrant colors and natural sweetness of the fruits elevate the dish to new heights.

Semiya Fruit Custard
Semiya Fruit Custard

Semiya Fruit Custard is a delightful fusion of flavor that combines the creamy goodness of custard, the soft texture of semiya, and the freshness of fruits and nuts. Whether enjoyed on its own or as a decadent finale to a meal, this dessert never fails to impress with its irresistible taste, vibrant colors, and wholesome ingredients.

Semiya Fruit Custard

Course: DessertCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy


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  • Sabja Seeds – 1 tbsp

  • Water – 6 tbsp

  • Vanilla Custard Powder – 1 tbsp

  • Milk – ¼ cup

  • Ghee – 2 tsp

  • Sewai/Semiya – ¼ cup

  • Milk – 1.75 cups

  • Sugar – 3 tbsp

  • Pomegranate Kernels – ¼ cup

  • Apple – ¼ cup, chopped

  • Green Grapes – ¼ cup, chopped

  • Black Grapes – ¼ cup, chopped

  • Orange Segments – ¼ cup, chopped

  • Dry fruits for topping


  • Add sabja seeds to water and keep it aside till the seeds absorb the water and swell up.
  • Add ¼ cup milk to custard powder and mix well and keep it aside.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai and add the sewai or semiya to it and fry till it starts changing color. Remove it from heat and keep it aside.
  • Into the same pan, add the milk and bring it to a boil. When the milk starts boiling, add the sewai/semiya along with the sugar and mix well. Cook this till the sewai/semiya is cooked through.
  • At this stage, add the custard powder mix to the milk and cook for a couple of minutes. The milk will thicken a little. Turn off the heat and let it cool down slightly.
  • Next, add the soaked sabja seeds along with all the chopped fruits and mix well.
  • Keep this refrigerated and serve cold.
  • While serving, top it up with dry fruits of your choice.

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