I wanted to try a different vermicelli pulao, I ended up making this spinach one. It was really yummy and I become a big fan of it now. This vermicelli can be made in two different ways, either make your own spinach paste or buy a ready made spinach vermicelli which is available in the market. My first try was IΒ got this MTR Spinach vermicelli packet and used it to see the taste and outcome. I added a bit of vegetables like carrot and green peas. My all time favorites. It didn’t disappoint me.

Spinach Vermicelli Vegetable Pulao
Spinach Vermicelli Vegetable Pulao

Ingredients:

  1. Spinach Vermicelli pack – 1 (180 gms)
  2. Seasoning Items (mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal and cumin seeds) – 1 tsp
  3. Oil – 3 tbsp
  4. Onion – 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
  5. Curry leaves and Coriander leaves – few
  6. Cashew nuts – 5 to 6 split pieces
  7. Carrot – 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
  8. Green peas – 1/2 cup (optional)
  9. Salt, Turmeric and Chili powder – 1 tbsp

Process:

Get the Ingredients ready.

Boil 2 cups of water in a wide pan. Once the water starts boiling, add 1 tsp of salt and 1 tbsp of oil into that Stir well and add vermicelli into that. Mix everything well. Leave it boil around for 2 to 3 minutes.

Once the spinach vermicelli is ready, drain the water and transfer that into a wide vessel.

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Take another wide pan and add oil into that. Once the oil gets heated, add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, cashew nuts into that and roast everything well.

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After two minutes, add onion and curry leaves into that and saute well.

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Add veggies into the spice mixture and saute everything well. Add salt, turmeric and Chili powder into that and mix well.

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Once the veggies are cooked, add the vermicelli into that and mix everything well.

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Once everything blends well. Transfer the pulao into a container and garnish with coriander leaves.

Spinach Vermicelli Vegetable Pulao
Spinach Vermicelli Vegetable Pulao

Yummy and Healthy Spinach Vermicelli pulao is ready to serve.

Happy Cooking πŸ™‚