Friday, March 15, 2013

Vermicelli Biryani / Vermicelli Vegetable Biryani

Today's recipe is interesting and delicious everyone's favorite Biryani using Vermicelli. I love vermicelli, its so easy and cok so fast. And also you can make many variety of recipes with this vermicelli and have experimented few recipes with vermicelli like, Tomato Rice Vermicelli Pulao, Vermicelli Broccoli Biryani, Garlic Methi Mutter Vermicelli. This biryani is also one of my favorite vermicelli recipe which I have already posted and few days took pics to update my archived post. But i couldn't upload any pics to that post, dunno the reason. As its one of the Hit post i don't want to delete it, so today am sharing as a new post with new pics. But this time didn't took step wise pics will update it later. Instead of plain Vermicelli Upma or Khicdi this Biryani is loaded with more vegetables and flavor which sure loved by both kids and adults. If u haven't tried this, try it for ur weekend lunch and enjoy this awesome one pot meal with your family. Happy Weekend Everyone!!!

  1. Vermicelli     1 cup
  2. Mixed vegetables   1 cup chopped(carrot,beans,peas,potato & cauliflower)
  3. Ginger garlic paste   2 tsp 
  4. Onion        1 medium (sliced)
  5. Tomato      1 small(chopped)
  6. Green chilli        3-4 (slit open)
  7. Curry leaves        few
  8. Mint Leaves       from 2-3 sprig
  9. Coriander leaves/ Cilantro      4-5 strings(chopped)
  10. turmeric powder    a pinch
  11. Salt    as needed
To Temper
  1. Oil        1 tbsp
  2. Fennel seeds     1/2 tsp
  3. Bay leaf       1-2 small 
  4. Cinnamon       1" stick
  5. Clove        2 no.s
  6. Cardamom   2 no.s

  • First roast the vermicelli with few drops of oil till golden brown.
  • In a vessel add 4-5 cups of water sprinkle some salt and add few drops of oil allow to boil.
  • When it start boiling add the roasted vermicelli and cook for only 3 minutes.
  • Drain the water and spread it in a plate to cool and keep aside.
  • then wash and chop vegetables to desired size and transfer to a microwave safe bowl, sprinkle little water cook in microwave for 2 minutes and keep aside.
  • In a pan/wok, heat oil and add fennel seeds,cinnamon,clove and bay leaf..fry well.
  • Then add onions and curry leaves sprinkle some salt and keep frying till transparent.
  • Now add ginger-garlic paste and saute till raw smell leaves and add chopped tomatoes, mint 
  • leaves and coriander leaves and stir well.
  • When tomatoes get soft and mushy add a pinch of turmeric powder and half cooked vegetables.
  • Stir Fry for 2 minutes and then add cooked vermicelli.
  • Gently stir fry the vermicelli with vegetables for 1-2 minute and add some more chopped
  • coriander leaves and close the pan with lid and simmer for 3-4 minutes. This helps the vermicelli to incorporate all flavors n taste.
  • That's it...Vermicelli Vegetable Biryani ready .Serve Hot with Raita.

Do not cook vermicelli for long time, 3-4 minutes is enough or else it will be mushy n u will end up with veg khichdi.
No need to cook the vegetables comepletely, just half cooked or blanched vegs is perfect. 
I used bambino vermicelli.


  1. what a delicios biryani with absolutely mind blowing clicks.

  2. Delicious briyani, with all those veggies briyani looks wholesome,colourful and highly inviting.My kind of food too.

  3. One of the fav and look so yum .beautiful pics

  4. Beautiful recipe Sangee dear :) looks so simple and colorful, I think i must try this sometime :) love all your clicks as always

  5. very yummy biryani aks.. u tempted me now... crave for vermicelli... :)

  6. Nice presentation,tempting briyani..

  7. looks super it for breakfast or asa meal

  8. Looks yummy , pretty clicks :)

  9. Looks very delicious. I make vermicelli a lot, just because it gets cooked fast. Biriyani looks awesome and the texture looks great.

  10. lovely delicious sangee ur clicks are always perfect with bright background...

  11. Interesting recipe. I love vermicelli upama. This must taste similar. Will try.

  12. looks absolutely amazing.. Beautiful pictures too..

  13. Nice presentation. Looks lovely

  14. Live the props and styling !! And the bambino too

  15. Simple and easy to make biriyani,I do make almost sameway...tempting clicks as always....

  16. this is my fav breakfast item.. Looks so yummy

  17. looks so colorful. nice one sangeetha.

  18. wow.. gr8 clicks.. i make it quite similar.. :)

  19. Biryano with Vermicelli.. very interesting, looks good!

  20. I love this when compared to the upma. Nice clicks

  21. This looks so yummy and i love your cutlery.

  22. Love quick-fix meals, saves me lot of time:)

  23. Nice colorful and delectable clicks akka.. Super tempting dish... Looks so yum!! :)

  24. My favorite..looks tempting..nice clicks

  25. beautiful clicks dear.. love this biriyani..


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