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Namkeen Jave (Vermicelli Pulao)


This is one of the favourite North Indian breakfast recipes loved by all. Q simple, quick recipe for a yummy breakfast. 


20 grams vegetable oil
100 grams vermicelli
3 grams cumin seeds
1 gram carom seeds
100 grams onion - chopped
4 grams green chili - chopped
70 grams potato - chopped
70 grams tomato - chopped
1.5 grams ground turmeric
6.5 grams salt
120 grams peas
2 grams ground red chilli powder
20 grams coriander leaves



Heat a pan on medium heat and then add 1 tbsp of cooking oil.
Add vermicelli to the pan and then roast for 1 minute or so. You need not roast vermicelli if you get the roasted variety. Once this is done, keep it aside in a plate.
Heat a pan on medium heat and then add 1 tbsp of cooking oil.
Add cumin seeds, carom seeds, and onion. Saute for 30 seconds.
Add green chillies. Saute for 30 seconds.
Add potatoes and then saute for 20 seconds. Add tomato and saute for 1 minute.
Add turmeric powder and salt. Mix all the ingredients well. Add green peas, onion greens, and mix well.
Add red chilli powder and mix well. Cover and cook for 1 minute.
Add roasted vermicelli and mix it well with other ingredients.
Add 2.5 cups of water. Stir again. Bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover with lid and cook on low heat till water is absorbed.

Switch off the heat. Let it stand for 2-3 minutes with the lid on.

Remove the lid. Take a fork and fluff it up gently.

Add about 1 tsp of salt, mix well, and then cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add coriander greens.


Get your ingredients to make yummy vermicelli here: 

Roasted Vermicelli

Cumin Seeds

Carom Seeds (Ajwain)

Turmeric Powder


Chilli Powder


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