Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Pudina Vermicelli Pulav(Shavige Pulav)

Today If you have already made up your mind to spend less time in the kitchen and yet promise to have a Delectable Breakfast then you are at the right place..The Recipe which I am Blogging about is very unique Hailing from the Western Ghats of Karnataka(Malnadu)  and Swears to Please the Palate as well as the Guest...I received this recipe from one of my  Aunt in Shimoga who is a Genius in creating such Unique and Tasty dishes....Try out this simple dish and make your day special......

1)1 whole bunch Fresh Pudina/Mint leaves
2)1/2 bunch cilantro /Coriander leaves
3)1 cup vermicelli/Shavige
4)4 to 5 green chillies(according to your taste)
5)1 tsp cinnamon powder 
6)4 to 5 garlic cloves
7)1 cardamom
8)1/2 inch Ginger
9)1/2 cup freshly grated coconut(optional)
10)1 1/2 cup water(to cook vermicelli)
11)salt and sugar(jaggery) as per the taste

For Tadka:
1)2 Tbsp vegetable oil
2)1tsp mustard seeds
3)1tsp urad daal
4)1 tsp channa daal
5)curry leaves
6)10 to 12 cashews

1)Blend whole bunch of cleaned pudina/Mint ,cilantro/coriander leaves,ginger,garlic,green chillies,cinnamon and Cardamom using little water.(make a fine paste)
2)Roast vermicelli by adding a tsp of oil until it turns to light brown color and keep it aside.
3)Take a kadai and add the remaining oil,when it is warm add,mustard seeds.
4)After it splitters add urad daal,channa daal,cashews and roast until it turns light brown.
5)Add curry leaves and the blended masala and fry until the raw smell vanishes
6)Add one and a half cup water and allow it to  boil.( maximum flame)
7)After it starts boiling add roasted vermicelli and cover the lid and allow it to cook by reducing the flame to medium.
8) when the vermicelli is almost cooked ,add salt and sugar according to the taste(if salt and sugar are added initially then vermicelli may not cook properly)
9)Cut the flame to off when it is done fully and serve after 5 minutes by adding freshly grated coconut on top.

                        Pudina Vermicelli Pulav(Shavige Pulav)


  1. Beautiful colour and looks so tasty.

  2. Green pulav makes me hungry, beautiful dish..

  3. Very very enticing..... Loved the tempting pictures of the prep.... Indeed a delicious prep.... :-)


  4. For me it would be fantastic for dinner...I am Italian and for breakfast I can only have caffellatte and maybe a little sweet thing! Also my husband is a New Zealander and he eats muesli, I am sure that he would also appreciate vermicelli for dinner though!!


  5. Wow Amazing,never heard of this before..I love mint flavor..Must try recipe..


  6. Looks Delicious...Very simple and Easy Recipe...


  7. wow!sounds healthy n delicious..tnx 4 sharing...beautiful presentation Ramya

  8. Thats delicious and flavorful vermicelli

  9. Nice and flavorful vermicelli pulav

  10. Thanks all for stopping by...Loved all ur comments....


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