Semiya Biryani Recipe

Semiya Biryani is a quick, tasty recipe that can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This biryani is a great alternative to normal vermicelli upma.

Swathy Nandhini
Semiya Biryani Recipe
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Semiya Biryani is a quick, tasty recipe that can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This biryani is a great alternative to normal vermicelli upma. This biryani goes well with chutney, raita or kurma. It is easy to make and you can even pack it for your lunch box.

Serve Semiya Biryani along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for your breakfast or light dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try this recipe such as 

  1. Vegetable Semiya Upma Recipe
  2. Semiya Payasam with Coconut Milk Recipe
  3. Thayir Semiya Recipe

Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Semiya (Vermicelli)
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar)
  • 1/2 cup Green peas (Matar)
  • 2 Bread slices
  • 2 teaspoon Cooking oil , plus 1 teaspoon
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tomato
  • 6 Mint Leaves (Pudina)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 3 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • Salt , as required

How to make Semiya Biryani Recipe

  1. To begin making Semiya Biryani recipe, Heat a heavy bottomed pan, add vermicelli and dry roast it on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

  2. Boil water in another pan. Add a teaspoon of oil and add roasted vermicelli to it. Cook for 2 minutes or until 90% cooked.

  3. Drain the cooked vermicelli from water and keep aside. Gently fluff with a fork to separate it.

  4. Heat a heavy bottomed pan with oil, add the spices (cinnamon, cloves and cardamom) and saute for a minute.

  5. Add chopped onion and saute until translucent. Now add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw smell goes.

  6. Then add chopped tomatoes and cook until it turns mushy. Now add mint leaves and saute for a minute.

  7. Now add chopped carrot and green peas to it and saute for a minute. Add required water, salt, garam masala powder and chilli powder.

  8. Mix well and cook covered until the water evaporates and veggies get cooked. Tear the bread slices into pieces and add to it.

  9. Saute for a minute until everything is combined. Add the cooked vermicelli and gently mix with fork. Cook for 2-3 minutes in medium flame.

  10. The tasty semiya biryani is ready. Serve hot.

  11. Serve Semiya Biryani along with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita for your breakfast or light dinner.

Semiya Biryani Recipe is part of the Recipe Contest: South Indian Cooking

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 16 August 2017 11:20
     
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