Thursday, September 15, 2011

Garlic Methi Mutter Vermicelli

             Again this recipe is also made for the event,Herbs and flowers - Garlic.Actually first i made Garlic Methi Fried rice - Indo -chinese style but all my pictures were erased from the system..the entire folder was missing..may be my kiddoos work...this is fourth recipe they are deleting the pic folders ..i dunno what to do with them...Whichever button they press randomly will definitely have a specific function :)
              That too my lil' master Akshay , he use to operate the system to watch Gummy bear song - youtube..He use to install and uninstall applications...They use the opportunity bravely during my cooking hours...i will be cooking in the kitchen busily and my boys use to rule the computer .They broken my laptop screen and finished all the keys in it ....there are so many adventures done by them..they use to play with my kitchen utensils,spatulas,spoon n measuring cups n spoons.So far i bought about 3 sets of measuring cups n spoon sets but now i am able to see only one 1/2 cup :) they will play and then throw it...For them its all Use N Throw....They are costly boys and their maintenance charge is too high..:-)
Akshay has scribbled on the wall using gel pens n refill pens...he use to feed the wall with banana,strawberries and chocolates...Imagine h my walls n glass windows look?? So every weekend cleaning is my first n foremost job....sorry sorry i am way from my post...
              For a change i combined,garlic and methi to make a wonderful breakfast with Vermicelli.I added equal amount of vermicelli n methi you can reduce it also but it doesn't give any bitter taste..was so flavorful n yummy.The picture is the proof :)

  1. Vermicelli     1 cup
  2. Methi leaves     1 cup or less( i used frozen methi)
  3. Onion    1 medium(sliced)      
  4. Tomato   1 medium(chopped)
  5. Garlic    4-5 big cloves(cut int to thin slices)
  6. Carrot    2 tbsp finely chopped      
  7. Peas     1/4 cup
  8. Chilli powder    1/2 - 1 tsp
  9. Curry powder    1 tsp
  10. Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
  11. Salt   to taste
To Temper
  1. Oil     1 tbsp
  2. Fennel seeds    1 tsp
  3. Urad dal     2 tsp

  • Heat few drops of oil in a pan and roast the vermicelli till golden brown and keep aside.
  • In a wide vessel, pour 4 cups of water add a pinch of salt n 1/2 tsp oil and bring the water to boil.
  • When it starts boiling add the vermicelli and cook for 3-4 minutes and then drain the water completely and spread the vermicelli in a plate and allow to cool.
  • Heat oil in a kadai/pan, add the tempering ingredients and fry the urad till light golden color.
  • Then add garlic and fry nicely and then add onions and saute it for a minute.
  • After that add carrots and peas and stir fry in medium heat for 1-2 minutes and then add chopped tomatoes and cook till turns soft .
  • Now add the methi leaves fry well and then add the chilli,curry n turmeric powder saute well . 
  • Stir fry for a minute and then add about 3-4 tbsp water and enough salt bring the mixture to boil .
  • Now add the cooked vermicelli and mix everything together gently and stir fry for 1-2 minutes in high flame.
  • Thats it...Yummy and healthy Garlic Methi Mutter Vermicelli is ready to serve ...Serve hot with plain yoghurt or any desired chutney/curry.

For the same recipe, you can also use rice instead vermicelli .
Avoid garlic n can add ginger garlic paste.


  1. Yummy innovative recipe..looks very good n healthy!!

  2. Thank you so much Julie...You are always first n prompt at my space..I owe to you..thanq you so muchdear!!

  3. love ur writeup.. same thing here.. my little one used to pierce the buttons with the spoon he loots from my kitchen.. my hus has somehow managed to fix them except for two.. I type with those broken buttons.. coming to the recipe, like ur addition of methi in vermicelli..

  4. Vermicelli looks very rich. very flavorful and good idea of having garlic and methi in one dish!


  5. Excellent and colorful combination of garlic and methi Excellent vermicelli dish.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  6. wow this is very healthy and delicious recipe,love it...

  7. Wowww... Looks so spicy and delicious.. Simply inviting.. love it.. Thanks for the awesome recipe dear :)
    Indian Cuisine

  8. this is a new way of making...i hv never boiled and drained vermicile! Its always everything cooking together...this seems new! i guess it will make it stay seperate and not stick to each other...

  9. Yummmm .. different combination Sangee. Thx for linking to event.


  10. Very innovative Sangeetha and love the way you always try to experiment with your food.

  11. What an interesting variation to vermicelli! I am bookmarking this sangee! Thanks for sharing the recipe with step by step pics!!

  12. very innovative recipe looks delicious....

  13. It's a good and flavourful breakfast dish! Yum!

  14. Omg, ur lil ones the way u have written Sangee..Btw flavourful vermicelli tempts me a lot..

  15. Looks too yummy!!! Mom makes with just methi but adding other veg & spices is an awesoem idea...!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  16. Lovely one Sangee, looks so colorful and super delicious.

  17. Interesting twist, lovely combo'...looks appealing.

  18. nice to read about the adventures of ur kids, sure they are naughty, can imagine the state of ur house, i too am facing same with my naughty lil one...lovely combo dear, flavourful vermicelli..

  19. very interesting combo...Delicious.

  20. My my , What a flavorful dish, i don't think u can make vermicelli any better than this:-) Lovely!!

  21. Loved reading about your kiddos mischievous daughters also fall in the same league..This combo of garlic, methi and mutter would've surely made the vermicelli very tasty

  22. interesting recipe...well presented.amazing combo

  23. Nice recipe,looks so delicious and well presented.

  24. Vow, nice combo, never tried with this combo, it's tempting me a lot.

  25. First tym at your place....Wonderful and colorful vermicelli recipe!!! Happy 2 follow u

  26. hey dear, its been so long..hope u r fine..missing ur wonderful recipes...take care

  27. Glad to have found your spcae. V nice recipes. Thanks for sharing. Following you

  28. @ Sobha .. thanx dear for your concern....i am bit busy with shifting work...Friday we are shifting to new apt. so cleaning n packing works are going might be knowing that its h hard to do such work with two naughty boys thats y i put my blog in hibernate mode :)
    will be back soon with my interesting recipes :)
    @ Alpana..Welcome to my space..thank you dear for your sweet words and for joining my site...will sure check your space n join you sonn :)

  29. A healthy breakfast and will give a try soon.I really like to try all the vermicelli recipes as i like vermicelli upmas a lot.

  30. Adding methi with semia is new to are tempting! I will try this week n let you know! :)


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