Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Vermicelli Biryani

                                                                  Vermicelli Biryani is more a dinner recipe than a breakfast recipe or you can call it as a one-pot-meal.If you have all the ingredients ready, you can cook it in one pot and it makes a complete meal by itself.

You will Need

  • 250gms of Vermicelli
  • One large Onion
  • One Tomato
  • One Carrot
  • Half a cup shelled Peas
  • Few florets of Cauliflower
  • One small Potato
  • Five Beans
  • 1/4tsp of Turmeric powder
  • 1/2tsp of Chilli powder
  • One tsp of Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
To Grind
  • Two Green chillies
  • One piece of Ginger
  • Four pods of Garlic
  • Half cup Mint leaves
To Temper
  • Four tbs of Oil
  • Four Cloves
  • Three Cardamoms
  • Two Cinnamon sticks
  • One Tbs of Fennel seeds

For the Raita
  • Chopped Onions
  • Curds
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves 
How To
1.Dry roast the vermicelli till light brown if it is not roasted.Otherwise skip this step.
2.Chop the vegetables.
3.Heat oil in a pan and add the things given under To Temper
4.Fry Onions till transculent.
5.Meanwhile grind the ingredients listed under To grind into a paste.
6.Add Tomatoes to the frying onions and fry till it gets mushy.Add Turmeric powder.
7.Add the other vegetables,salt,chilli powder and garam masala powder and the ground masala paste and Saute for a minute.
8.Add water (supposing you take one cup of vermicelli take two cups of water ie. ratio 1:2 ) and allow it to boil.
9.When it boils add the vermicelli and keep stirring to avoid any lumps.
10.Cover and cook for two minutes (until all the water evaporates).
11.Garnish with Coriander leaves and enjoy when it is still warm.

Serving suggestions
It tastes good with Onion Raita.


Rasi said...

Even we do it this way.. looks nice :)
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Vidya said...

I just made this biryani.. and turned you just yummy! thank you!

Anonymous said...

What about the ground paste? You haven't mentioned what to do with it

Anonymous said...

What about the ground paste? You haven't mentioned what to do with it

jaya's recipes said...

Hi add the masala paste along with chilli powder and sauté!i have updated in the recipe tku!