How to make Egg Vermicelli -

An unusual delicacy of eggs and roasted vermicelli flavoured with curry leaves and a blend of spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Vermicelli (वरमिसेली)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Egg Vermicelli

Egg Vermicelli Recipe Card


Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Egg Vermicelli Recipe

  • Eggs 2

  • Vermicelli 500 grams

  • Fresh coriander leaves 4 sprigs

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Whole dry red chillies 2

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Place eggs in a pan with four cups of water. Boil for ten minutes, cool and shell. Chop into small cubes. Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves. Grind together coriander seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, cinnamon, cardamoms and keep aside.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a kadai and stir-fry vermicelli till it turns light brown. Keep aside. Heat oil in a saucepan, add mustard seeds and split Bengal gram. Mix coriander leaves, ground paste and salt and add to the pan. Pour one cup of water and let the mixture boil. Add the vermicelli while it is boiling and when it becomes thick, add the chopped eggs. Mix well.

Step 3

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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