How to make Rice Vermicelli Pulao -

Rice vermecelli and assorted vegetables cooked with spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rice Vermicelli (राईस वरमिसैली), Green Peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Rice Vermicelli Pulao

Rice Vermicelli Pulao Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rice Vermicelli Pulao Recipe

  • Rice Vermicelli 1/2 packet

  • Green Peas 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Carrot blanced, 1 cm cubes 1 medium

  • French beans blanced, 1 cm pieces 5-6

  • Cauliflower blanched 5-6 florets

  • Green peas boiled 1/4 cup

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Green capsicum 1 cm cubes 1 medium

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat five cups of water, bring it to a boil, add vermicelli, salt and two tablespoons of oil. Cook till just done.

Step 2

Drain, refresh under cold water and keep aside. Heat remaining oil in a pan, temper with cumin seeds.

Step 3

Add ginger and onion. Sauté well till the onion turns light brown. Add green chillies and stir.

Step 4

Add blanched vegetables and capsicum and sauté for four to five minutes. Add cooked vermicelli, salt and stir gently.

Step 5

Cook for five to six minutes. Remove from heat. Mix in lemon juice and stir gently. Serve hot.

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