Shavige Palav / Vermicilli Pulao ~ 2 ways

Vermicilli Pulao ~ two ways to make it..

Type 1

Mix Vegetables : Carrot, peas, french beans, corn
Vermicilli : 1 big cup (~1Pavu) (Roasted to brownish red color)
Ginger Garlic Paste: 3/4th tsp (if you like gg-paste taste you can add more)
Green Chillies: 5 (adjust according to your spice/hot levels)
MTR Pulao Masala : 3/4~1 tsp according to taste
Mustard, curry leaves, coriander leaves(for garnish), lemon juice (1tsp)
1 cup bambinao vermicilli : 1 cup water (use same cup for measuring vermicilli and water)

1. Heat oil, add mustard and wait it mustard stops popping
2. Add green chillies, curry leaves, ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell dissppears
3. Add vegetables and fry till they are little soft.
4. Add 1 cup water, salt and bring to boil. Check salt in water and add MTR pulao masala and vermicilli. Cover and cook till done. Last few min open the lid and cook till water dries out. Switch off the stove and add lemon juice and coriander leaves. Serve Hot.

Type 2
This is the one featured in the photograph


Mix Vegetables : Carrot, peas, french beans, corn
Vermicilli : 1 big cup (~1Pavu) (Roasted to brownish red color)
Oil, Mustard, Curry leaves, salt

Blend to smooth paste
Ginger: 1/2 inch
Garlic: 1/2 clove (we get big size garlic cloves here)
Coconut : 2tbsp
Green Chillies: 5
Coriander Leaves: 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
Mint Leaves : 30-40 fresh leaves
Clove : 1
Cinnamon : 1/2" piece
Marathi Moggu: 1 (optional)


1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard. Wait till it stops popping.
2. Add vegetables and fry for 2 mins. Add the paste and continue to fry till the raw smell dissappears
3. Add salt, water and bring to boil. Check salt levles.
4. Add vermicilli, mix, cover and cook
5. When very little water remains in the pan, open the lid and cook for next 2 mins.
6. Switch off the stove and let the flavors settle down. Serve warm with your choice of raita/yogurt salad.


Lifewithspices said...

The pulao and the raitha looks so perfect n yummy will try it soon!!

Tina said...

yummy pulao.....

chef and her kitchen said...

Seen this pulav recently in other spaces too,everyone is on shavige spree hah..:)
I too make this pulav with minimum spices,I loved ur 2nd way will make it soon..:)

Nandita SS said...

Oh idu nanna favourite thindi. I can have this anytime. YOur shyavige pulao looks super yummy :)

Priya Suresh said...

Both pulav and raita together makes me hungry,yummy..

Unknown said...

looks delicious with all the veges..will try adding mtr pulao masal next time..sounds good..

Savi-Ruchi said...

yummy picture Lakshmi. Naanu nimma type 2 tara madthene. Marati moggu hakalla naanu. Will try adding them next time.

Umm Mymoonah said...

I'm so much tempted to make this for breakfast now, looks very yummy.

notyet100 said...

will try this,..looks delicious,..

Myvegfare said...

hosa getupa, miss maadde antha kaanuthe, thumba chennagide, outlook mathe shavige, thumba ishta kanri, Nan hathra illave illa, shavige pulao I have never made, should try sometime, beautiful click kanree

kitchen queen said...

delicious and droolworthy pulav.

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Very nice and different one,love both ur version.Will have to try this soon

Hamaree Rasoi said...

this is one of my fav breakfast item.looks tempting
Hamaree Rasoi

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious filling meal

Indian Khana said...

Looks delicious of my fav

Sushma said...

hey first time here and luks so yummy even ido this pulav and use same roasted vermecelli, which makes less work of roasting the vermecelli. your bowl luks yum

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Perfect pulao....looks yumm..


Kannada Cuisine said...

Super duper bf!!my MIL is an expert on this one

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Tumba Chenagide.

Cham said...

Such perfect light meal with raita onside!

Chitra said...

Iam going to try this for breakfast. thanks for the recipe. Will let u know :)

Malar Gandhi said...

Looks yummm, perfect lunch.

vandana rajesh said...

Delicious pulao, a quick Sunday afternoon lunch idea. Lovely pics!!

Myvegfare said...

superaagide kanri, waiting to go to bangalore, so I can enjoy this, I love Anil shavige brand, which comes out very well, I am feeling so hungry now!