How to make vermicelli?

Sergey Nikolaev
Sergey Nikolaev
August 31, 2014
How to make vermicelli?

Vermicelli, like other pasta, is a tasty and inexpensive dish. It is relatively simple to prepare it, but in every simple matter there are some nuances. How to cook vermicelli, so that it does not stick together, but was not too hard? And how to diversify dishes from vermicelli, so that it does not pall?

New classic recipe

According to the classic recipe, which can be found in the article How to Cook Vermicelli, cook pasta for about 10 minutes and drain it through a colander. But you can try a tasty vermicelli in another way.

When the water boils, it needs to be salted, and then throw the noodles into it for about a quarter of the volume of water and mix. Bringing the contents of the pan to a boil, you should not miss the moment when it starts to “run away”, and sharply reduce the heat, after which the noodles should be boiled in just 1-2 minutes under a closed lid. Then turn off the fire and give the dish then in the water for another 5-7 minutes under the lid.After this time, just in case, try the noodles - it should not be solid. Otherwise, give another 1-2 minutes. After that, you need to drain the water through a colander, and fill the noodles with oil, sauce, roast, gravy or other available ingredient.

Dairy noodles

To cook dairy vermicelli, you need to cook 200 g of pasta in the classical or other way and in parallel in another saucepan boil a liter of milk. Then throw the vermicelli into the milk, add 2 tablespoons of sugar and cook for another 4 minutes. In the finished dish add 20 g of butter.

Vermicelli in a multivariate

Advanced housewives who use not only the stove, but also other achievements of kitchen appliances, can cook noodles in the slow cooker. To do this, in the “Steaming” mode, boil water and pour salt and vermicelli into it. It is better to boil it in the “Pasta” mode with the lid closed and the timer for 10 minutes. Then you need to strain the water through a colander, and load the noodles back into the slow cooker, sprinkle with butter, you can also use grated cheese and seasonings and then 5 minutes in the mode of “Quenching”, after which the dish is ready for use.

The noodles can be used as an ingredient for cooking other various dishes, such as soup.