How to make Lion’s Milk -

Sweet vermicelli dessert made from cornflour mixed with milk .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Vermicelli (वरमिसेली),

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Lion’s Milk

Lion’s Milk Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lion’s Milk Recipe

  • Vermicelli 1 cup

  • Milk 3 cups

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts 8-10

  • Almonds 8-10

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) 10-12

  • Pistachios 8-10

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Desiccated coconut 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • For garnishing

  • Pistachios chopped 10


Step 1

Dry roast the sevian till light brown. Transfer them into a bowl. Mix cornflour in one cup of a milk and set aside.

Step 2

Roast cashewnuts, almonds, pinenuts and pistachios. Add two cups of milk and bring to a boil. Add raisins and cook for two minutes. Add desiccated coconut and mix.

Step 3

Add the cornflour mixed in milk, stir and cook till the mixture thickens a bit. Add the roasted sevian and cook till done. Add sugar and cook till all the sugar dissolves.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with pistachios.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.