Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Vermicelli Egg Biryani (Semiya Egg Biryani)


Vermicelli/Semiya – 350 gm

Hard boiled eggs– 3 nos.

Thinly sliced Onion – 1 big

Tomato puree – 5 tbsp (chopped ½  of medium tomato)

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – ½ tsp

Red chilli powder – 1tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Mint leaves – 3-5 nos,

Chopped coriander leaves – 4 tbsp

Curry leaves – 1 strand (optional)

Bay leaf - 1-2 nos.

Cinnamon sticks ½ inch piece

Cloves – 4- 6

Raisin   10 nos.

Cashew  – 5 nos.

For grinding:-

Ginger Chopped – 2 tsp

Garlic – 3-5 cloves

Green chilly – 2 nos.

Grated Coconut – 1 tbsp

Fennel seed/Perumjeerakam – ¼ tsp


·       Boil the egg, remove the shell and keep it aside.

·       Roast vermicelli in a dry pan (use pre roasted vermicelli you can skip this step) until golden brown, stirring frequently otherwise the will burn. Keep it aside when done.

·        Grind coconut, ginger, green chilli, garlic and fennel seed to a coarsely ground paste.

·       Meanwhile boil 3 cup water and add salt, when it comes to boil add the roasted vermicelli and cook till done.

·       When it is done drain all water. Keep it aside

·       Heat a pan with 5 tbsp oil adds bay leaf, cinnamon sticks, cloves and sauté for 2 minutes.

·       Add sliced onion and sauté till transparent then add tomato puree with ground paste, mint leaf, coriander leaf and curry leaves, sauté for 5 minutes.

·       Add all powders and sauté for 3-5 minutes. Then add drained vermicelli into this masala

·       Mix well, covered with lid and cook for 5-10 minutes at simmer heat.

·       Add the boiled egg .Cook for other 5 minutes on simmer heat.

·       Heat a pan adds some oil and fry raisin and cashews till brown.

·       Finally garnish with raisin and cashews.

Serve with coconut mint chutney.


  1. very innovative idea of making biryani using vermicelli... looks delicious...

  2. Hmmm thats a nice idea... Gonna try this soon. Nice one dear..

  3. Vermicelli briyani? This is definitely new and they do look tempting. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  4. vermicelli biriyani ..i never heard abt vermicelli biriyani..will try

  5. vermicelli semiya biriyanni super chechi..presentation nallatha...semiya biriyanni looks great

  6. Very delicious n innovative idea of biriyani with vermicelli..yummy!!

    Erivum Puliyum

  7. looks very innovative..will try this..very nice recipe..happy to follow u!! :)


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