Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Semiya/Vermicelli Pulav

1/2 carrot chopped
1/4 cup frozen green peas
4-6 shallots chopped
1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 tablespoon urad dal
1 teaspoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 1/2 teaspoon eastern chicken masala
1 green chili chopped
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
170 grams roasted vermicelli
2 tablespoon sunflower oil
3 1/2 cups water
A pinch of asafoetida
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

  • Heat oil in a non stick pan.
  • Splutter mustard seeds  and  add urad dal.
  • Stir until it turns golden brown.
  • Add asafoetida,green chili,shallots,ginger garlic paste and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder,chicken masala,tomato paste and stir for a minute.
  • Add chopped carrot, green peas and give a good stir.
  • Add water and required salt.
  • Once the water starts boiling add the roasted vermicelli.
  • Cover and cook on low flame stiring occasionally until it is done.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.


  1. One of my favorite pulav:)

  2. love this for quick dinners...

  3. quick fix and this is my all time favorite

  4. I shall enjoy the same wonderful flavors but will try with spaghetti for this coming Sat vegetarian meal. Nice and yum.

  5. WOW so well done :-) looks absolutely good!


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