Egg Fried Vermicelli

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Egg friend vermicelli

Vermicelli/semiya is a form of thin pasta that is made of flour and water. It is prevalent in parts of Asia and Italy and is greatly enjoyed as a main course.This recipe involves the basic sauteing techniques .

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 2 servings

1 red/brown onion finely chopped
1/2 tomato finely chopped
1 green chilli finely chopped
1 cup vermicelli/Semiya
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
(or 1/2 spoon ginger paste and 1/2 spoon garlic paste)
1/2 cup curry leaves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 egg
1 tsp dry chives (optional)
1 1/2 cup water
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste


To Garnish
Chopped coriander

Dry roast the vermicelli in a pan and keep aside.

Fried Semiya
Roasted vermicelli

In a medium sized deep pan, add some oil.
When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and turmeric powder. Wait until the cumin seeds splutter.

Sauteing cumin seeds, turmeric

Now add onion,green chilli,curry leaves and saute well.
When the onion turn golden brown, add the ginger garlic paste and saute well.

Onions sauteed with ginger garlic paste

Then add the finely chopped tomatoes and saute until the tomatoes become soft.

Tomato and Onion
Tomatoes sauteed

Add water and salt and wait until the water boils.

Tomato and Onion
Vermicelli added to boiling water

Add the vermicelli in boiling water and cook by absorption method. A way by allowing the vermicelli to cook by allowing the water to be absorbed.

Vermicelli added to boiling water

Remove from the heat and check if the vermicelli is cooked by pressing one with your finger. If it appears soft, the vermicelli is cooked well.
Beat the egg well with some salt ,pepper and dry chives.

Egg with chives,salt and pepper

In a separate pan, scramble the eggs and remove when they are cooked well.

Scrambling egg

Scrambled egg

Add this scrambled egg to the vermicelli and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

Vermicelli with egg
Egg fried Vermicelli

Options : For a vegetarian option, chop some carrots and beans and use it instead of egg.

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