Pulao

Vermicelli Pulao

Vermicelli Pulao

Ingredients:
Vermicell – 2 cups
Green Chillies – 2, chopped
Bay Leaf – 2
Coconut Milk – 1 cup
Cardamoms – 3
Onions – 2, chopped
Cinnamon – 4
Cloves – 4
Cashewnuts – 20
Coriander Leaves – 1/4 cup, chopped
Mint Leaves – 1/4 cup, chopped
Lemon Juice – 2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Ghee as required
Salt as per taste

Method:
1. Heat ghee in a pan.
2. Add the vermicelli and fry till golden.
3. Remove.
4. In the same pan, fry the cumin seeds, cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon.
5. Grind to a powder.
6. Add some more ghee to the pan.
7. Saute the onions and green chillies.
8. Add vermicelli and coconut milk.
9. Stir well.
10. Add salt and cook for 2 minutes.
11. Add the ground powder and stir.
12. Add lemon juice, coriander leaves, mint leaves and cashewnuts.
13. Mix well and serve with onion raita.

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