Vermicelli Rice, Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli

Vermicelli Rice, Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli

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Vermicelli is used extensively in Lebanese cooking to make both sweet and savoury dishes.

The same recipe can be converted into a sweet by cooking the rice with milk and little sugar.

Vermicelli Rice, Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli recipe - How to make Vermicelli Rice, Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


1 1/4 cups long grained rice (basmati)
1/2 cup vermicelli (sevaiyan) , broken into 2" pieces
1/4 cup ghee
salt to taste

For Serving
mixed vegetable stew

Method
    Main procedure
  1. Clean the rice and soak in water for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Put 3 cups of water to boil.
  3. Heat the ghee in a broad pan, add the vermicelli and sauté till it becomes golden brown.
  4. Add the rice and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the water and salt and bring to boil.
  6. Lower the flame, cover the pan with a lid and simmer till the rice is cooked (approx. 20 to 25 minutes).
  7. Serve hot with mixed vegetable stew.

Reviews

Vermicelli Rice, Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli
 on 14 Dec 16 03:29 PM
5

Nice recipe to try with vegetable stew. Use of vermicelli is a good idea to use with rice.