How to make salted vermicelli

Vermicelli – is made in two kinds:

  1. Sweet vermicelli: boil the vermicelli and eaten up with sugar or powdered sugar. It’s a typically dish made in Haryana side and very much popular.
  2. Salted vermicelli: is made as under.

In India the vermicelli, pasta, macaroni are manufactured by Bambi no and these are low in fat and have some nutritional value.

Ingredients Required: –

  • Vermicelli – 1 small cup
  • Onion – 1 small (peeled and chopped)
  • Tomato – 1 medium sized (chopped)
  • Green chilly – 2 (optional, chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Dried coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1/4 tsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain ) – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – as per taste 
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Clarified butter/ desi ghee – 1/2 tbsp
  • Water – double the quantity of vermicelli i.e. 2 small cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves – 1 1/2 tbsp (chopped)

Procedure: –


  • First of all, take deep pan and heat 1/2 tbsp of ghee and add carom seeds (1/4 tsp), cumin seeds and asafoetida.


  • Then roast vermicelli for 5-8 minutes or till they turn light brown.
  • Then, take them out in plate and cool them at room temperature.
  • Now in the same pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil and add 1/4 tsp of carom seeds, add water and the species with green chilies and salt.
  • When water comes to boil add vermicelli and cook them till water absorbs.
  • When water absorbs then place lid for 5 minutes and then serve hot.
  • While serving garnish with chopped onions, tomatoes and fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot… it’s ready.

Notes: –


  • You can add lot more veggies like capsicum, carrot.
  • To use these vegetables, par boil them and then add them in pan with vermicelli i.e. 5 step.


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