Mix the broken vermicelli with a tsp of ghee in a microwavable glass bowl, and Microwave in high for 2 min,stir in in between.
Heat little milk till warm and soak the saffron in it,keep aside.
Soak pistachios in water and remove the outer skin and chop this and cashews into pieces. Mix the nuts with a dash of ghee and microwave till it gets roasted,keep aside.
Add enough water(to immerse it completelto the roasted vermicelli.
cook in microwave high for 3 minutes till soft and tender.
Add the sugar,mix well.
microwave in high for 4 mins,stirring in between once.
Add milk lastly along with saffron dissolved in milk.
Add cardamom powder,pista,cashews.
Stir well and boil for 3-4 min stirring in between.
(If the payasam tends to be too thick,add more milk,this payasam turns to be thick when cold,so add accordingly)