Egyptian Vermicelli Rice


  • 1 Cup Steamed Basmati Rice
  • 1 Cup Vermicelli
  • 2Tbs Oil
  • 2Tbs Butter
  • ½ Cube Maggi
  • ½ Tsp Ground Black Pepper.
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Warm Water


Put the butter and the oil in the cooking pot.

Stir it until the butter is fully melted.

Add the 1 cup of vermicelli and stir it non-stop.

Reduce the heat to medium and keep on stirring till the vermicelli turns golden brown.

Add the already washed and drained rice and stir the mix until the water that was in the rice is completely dry.

Add the spices and salt and keep on stirring.

Add the warm cup of water and then cover it as soon as it starts bubbling up.

Reduce to the lowest heat and cook for 10 to 12min.

NB: The rice can be served with any stew or just a simple salad.

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