Vermicelli Rice, Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli

Vermicelli Rice

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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.

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

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

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

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