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Healthy Sawine

Yields8 ServingsTotal Time35 mins

 1 pack vermicelli
 4 cups water
 1 tablespoon butter
 2 tablespoons honey
 4 tablespoons full-cream milk
 1 stick cinnamon
 1 teaspoon elychee (cardamom)
 4 cloves
 Cherries, optional
 Almonds, optional
1

In a bowl, empty the packet of vermicelli and break the noodles with your hands until all pieces are about 1-inch in size.

2

Heat a heavy metal pot on the stove. Add butter to pot and allow to melt.

3

Toss in the broken vermicelli and allow to parch, turning constantly so all pieces are covered in butter. Cook until the vermicelli becomes light brown in colour.

4

Remove the pot from the flame.

5

Next, in another pot, place 4 cups of water to boil.

6

Add broken cinnamon and cloves.

7

Add parched vermicelli and boil until cooked (for approximately 10 minutes, or until the vermicelli is soft).

8

Add milk to the pot of vermicelli, along with water and spices, and bring to a boil. Now, add honey and sweeten to taste.

9

When the sawine is done, add cherries and almonds on top and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8