Vermicelli

  • on June 10, 2022
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Vermicelli is made from refined flour or rice. Vermicelli is similar in appearance to noodles but is much thinner. They are a form of rice noodles. They are often referred to as rice noodles or rice sticks. There are two main types of vermicelli: Italian (just plain “vermicelli”) and Asian(aka “rice vermicelli”). But there are some other specific ways to separate these strands too.

Vermicelli is a traditional product prepared by using whole or refined wheat flour. Hard dough is prepared, cold extruded and dried in the sun.

Vermicelli

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
Vermicelli is a traditional product prepared by using whole or refined wheat flour. Hard dough is prepared, cold extruded and dried in the sun.
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Course snacks
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups broken roasted fine vermicelli
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 strands of saffron
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom seeds 
  • 25 grams sultanas (optional)
  • 25 grams almonds, slivered 
  • 25 grams pistachios, slivered 
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 cups water

Instructions
 

  • Heat the sugar, cardamom and saffron in
  • cups of water and leave the syrup aside
  • In a saucepan fry the vermicelli in the oil very gently until golden brown
  • Add the sultanas and syrup which gets immediately absorbed
  • Put into theoven for 10 minutes on 160°C (Gas Mark 3 or 325°F) until sev is dry and loose
  • Garnish with the almonds and pistachios before serving
Keyword pasta, vermicelli

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