Sawine is a comforting, rich, and aromatic dessert that's usually served during the Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations. This delicious treat is made with vermicelli noodles, plant-based milk, aromatic spices, and traditionally served, topped with raisins and toasted nuts.    

Vegan Sawine (A Traditional Eid-ul-Fitr Dessert ) [Vegan]



For the Vermicelli:

  • 1 Cup Parched Vermicelli
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Cup- 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar

For the Spiced Milk:

  • 3 Cups Oat Milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cardamom Powder
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • Few sticks of clove

For the Toppings:

  • 1 Handful of Raisins
  • 1 teaspoon Vegan Butter
  • 1 Handful of Almonds


  1. Add all of the spiced oat milk ingredients to a pot and simmer on medium-low heat for 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Then remove from heat.
  2. In another pot, add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. When the water begins to boil add the sugar and parched Vermicelli.
  3. Cook until the Vermicelli is tender then turn off the heat and allow to sit for a few minutes, until the Vermicelli has absorbed the liquid.
  4. In another pan, on low heat add a handful of slivered almonds and quickly toast until golden brown. Remove toasted almonds and set aside for serving.
  5. In the same pan, on medium-low heat add 1 teaspoon Vegan Butter and a handful of raisins or Sultanas. Toss the raisins with the butter until they are softened. Remove from heat and set aside for serving.
  6. To serve; add cooked vermicelli to a dessert cup, pour over with warm spiced milk, and top with raisins and almonds.