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4 people

This vermicelli pasta is easy to prepare and is delicious complement to scrambled eggs with salt and black pepper or a plain thin egg omelet.


  • One packet of vermicelli pasta
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable ghee
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon saffron
  • 1 tablespoon cardamom
  • 1/4 cup rose water


  • 1 Dry sauté Balaleet to give golden color and add smoky flavor
  • 2 Once mixed color achieved, add boiling water (only boiled water will work)
  • 3 Simmer for 1 minute
  • 4 Strain and put back Balaleet in the same pan with 4 tablespoons of the veg ghee
  • 5 Add all the spices and rose water
  • 6 Mix and cover to steam under a low heat for about 15 – 20 minutes
  • 7 Balaeet is served with scrambled eggs with salt and black pepper or plain thin egg omelet


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