Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Vermicelli Veg Biryani / Semiya Biryani

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Yesterday, I was in a mood to prepare something different for packing lunch to my kid. I tried out this quick and easy recipe and it solved my what to cook for lunch box dilemma.
This biryani tasted great and my kid loved eating this vermicelli biryani so much, that he asked me to give frequently to school...!
Happy to share with you this  delicious and tasty recipe!
Ingredients:
·         Vermicelli /  Semiya                               - 250 g
·         Ghee                                                    - 1 tbsp
·         Oil                                                        - 1 tbsp
·         Mixed vegetables chopped                      - 1 cup
·         Grated coconut                                      - ½ cup
·         Cinnamon                                              - 1
·         Cloves                                                   - 2
·         Saunf                                                    - ¼ tsp
·         Ginger                                                   - small piece
·         Garlic                                                    - 4 pods
·         Cardamom                                            - 2
·         Green chilly                                           - 2 or 3
·         Bay leaf                                                - 1
·         Cumin seeds                                         - ½ tsp
·         Onion                                                    - 2
·         Mint and coriander leaves chopped          - ½ cup
·         Salt to taste
Method
1.     Grind cinnamon, cloves, saunf, ginger, garlic, green chillies, cardamom to smooth paste and keep ready.
2.     Chop the veggies to small pieces.
3.     Grind grated coconut pieces to smooth paste with little water.
4.     Filter and keep the coconut milk ready.
5.     Heat a tbsp of ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.
6.     Roast vermicelli for a minute without changing its color.
7.     Take it aside.
8.     Add a tbsp of oil in the same pan and heat it.
9.     Temper with cumin seeds and bay leaf.
10.  Wait to crackle.
11.  Add chopped onion and fry till golden.
12.  Add the ground masala paste and sauté till raw smell disappears.
13.  Now add the chopped carrot, cauliflower, beans and peas.
14.  Mix well. Add chopped mint and coriander leaves and sauté.
15.  Add coconut milk, salt and bring to boil.
16.  Then, add the roasted vermicelli.
17.  Stir well and allow to cook, covered in medium flame.
18.  Once , the vermicelli absorbs all the coconut milk,  simmer the flame and cook for further 4 to 5 mins.
19.  Remove from flame and fluff the semiya biryani gently.
20.  Serve hot with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
21.  Yummy vermicelli biryani  tastes awesome with raita and crisp chips.:)

Makkan Peda: ( Arcot Sweet)


85 comments:

  1. yummy yummy vermicelli biryani...

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  2. This looks excellent...quick and tasty

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  3. veg biriyani looks very yummy. perfectly made dear.

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  4. My fav breakfast looks so delectable...I too have it in my archive:) so yummy perfect for lunch box too...

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  5. biriyani with vermicelli!!! that's wonderful!

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  6. Ooooh this sounds amazing! : )

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  7. This looks like a wonderful lunch! I wish I had that packed in my bento box! Yummy!

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  8. This looks inviting and delicious...

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  9. Jay,
    Vermicelli Veg Biryani sounds and looks delish… I have tried a few time but have not been happy with results but you have inspired me to try again :)

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  10. That is sooo appetizing ~I am drooling here :D
    US Masala

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  11. The biriyani looks appetizing and yummy !!

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  12. Delicious and yummy biriyani with Semiya
    South Indian Recipes

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  13. Sooo comforting dish..Looks Superrrr

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  14. AH I love vermicelli noodles. This looks great!

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  15. Love this. Great flavor combination!!!

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  16. Wonderful and delicious recipe.. looks simply amazing dear.. lovely clicks too !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  17. Quick vermicelli biryani looks so nice and delicious.

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  18. Oh! It's looks nice and delicious!

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  19. Looks great... I am sure that my kids will like it too.

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  20. wow, vermicelli looks great.makkan beda looks great.

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  21. yummy treats! fitting dessert after a hearty meal :P

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  22. Love your makkan peda & vermicelli briyani,

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  23. Loved both ur biryani and makkan peda... Yummy recipes...

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  24. Vermicelli Biriyani sounds interesting. Loved the makkan peda too.

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  25. Jay, this looks so delicious! What a lovely and simple dish. Thanks for sharing, and also thank you for stopping by my blog! :)

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  26. This looks amazing, love the combination of flavors!

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  27. vermicelli biriyani and peda looks tempting

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  28. The vermicelli dish looks great! I like the ground cinnamon.

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  29. Instead of making ordinary vermicelli upma..this biryani is worth trying with all the spices.

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  30. Biriyani looks inviting... Like the color very much..

    Sunanda's Kitchen

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  31. Your children are super lucky! Pack lunches will never be the same again! Will be trying this out soon.

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  32. Wat a colourful and filling briyani,inviting..

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  33. Looks gud ..I love these

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  34. Never tried vermicelli biryani before, even when I am a fan of biryani. Good inspiration for me.

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  35. Lovely briyani and its new for me with semiya inside, normally I only use this for payasam.

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  36. Delicious & simple!!! Like it, like it!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  37. Oh wow, amazing recipe! Looks and sounds so good ... Yummy!

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  38. Thanks for stopping by the Food Hound! Love your biriyani... I've been seeing versions swarming around the web and I need to try it sometime. The spices involved are some of my faves!

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  39. Loved your version of adding coconut milk!

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  40. this sounds like a delicious meal..

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  41. Cool... Yesterday I made Prawn and vermicelli biriyani...

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  42. Cool...that looks super-tasty!!

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  43. Lovely recipe.. looks luscious,dear!!

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  44. Lovely recipe.. looks luscious,dear!!

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  45. wondeful recipe and even i wanted to try this from her place. u made it yummy

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  46. Oh my..looks so delicious and colorful..innovative recipe.

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  47. Great idea! Never though of making vermicelli biryani... Thanks for sharing!

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  48. Thanks for stopping by my site! So glad you found me because now I have found your site :) You have some great recipes!!!

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  49. Thanks for stopping by my site and now I am a happy follower of your blog. It's really inspiring and makes me very hungry! :)

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  50. Jay-What a great way to have kids eat their veggies. So healthy delicious and comforting. Love the vermicelli and the shredded coconuts together:D

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  51. Very well done, beautiful and delicious pic.

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  52. Hi Jay,
    I luv vermicelli but never had briyani vermicelli b4, would like to try out one day.

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  53. i love vermicelli noodles! what is yours made of btw? love how this is full of veggies and healthy seasonings!!!

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  54. Semiya briyani looks dleicious. nice recipe.

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  55. This looks so good, I love all of these spices...tasty for sure :)

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  56. Ooooh, looks delicious! Such a great combination of flavors, yum! :)

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  57. wowww looks soooooo tempting dear!!

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  58. excellent super and mothwatering

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  59. Biryani looks very inviting!! Makkan peda looks yummy!!

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  60. This is definitely an interesting and appetizing dish; not to mention how healthy it is too!:) This goes to show that healthy food can still be gorgeous and nutritious at the same time!!!:D

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  61. looks delicious .. and a very recipe to me ..... will try some time .....

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  62. looks delicious and very new receipe to me ......

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  63. This is definitely new to me..Super like!..My mom used to use Veggies and coconut..

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  64. Jay I am totally making this for lunch tomorrow! Alwaya looks for yummy recipes with vermicelli!
    Super dear and yes of course, i would love to link my rose yogurt to your event! Will send the details via email soon - hugs, priya

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  65. Thank you all for your loving feedback..:)
    have a wonderful weekend.!

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  66. never tried it b4....looking gud

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  67. I have never heard of vermicelli briyani! Looks delicious!

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  68. What a delicious take on the normal biryani!

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  69. yummy biriyani............

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  70. Absolutely loving all the flavours in this recipe! I'll have to give this a go!

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  71. the biryani packs a punch with vermicelli ! good one

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  73. Thanks chitra for your inspiring words n awards...:)

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  74. Vermicelli Biriyani looks awesome..good idea..keep it up
    Saranya
    http://www.foodandtaste.blogspot.com/

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  75. Wow, very interesting. I love biryani (actually had some today) but have never thought of making or eating it with vermicelli instead of rice. What a creative idea!

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  76. one to make quick yet taste the best looks great!

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  77. The vermicelli sounds great for a biryani, and the vegetables are so pretty in it!

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  78. Good morning!

    I have just had the best time perusing many of your posts and enjoyed each one! A great place you have here :) So many delicious features!

    Kindly, Lorraine

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  79. very useful really good information thanks for posting such a good information it will hepls the people a lot keep it up , Regards,
    Semiya upma

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