Fahad Inc. Dishes

    Ba-la-leet ~ Sweet Vermicelli Noodles with an Omelette

    This is a delightful combination of something salty and something sweet which can be quite exotc, especially with a little spice added to enlighten the dish.
    This is usually made and eaten in the morning, late afternoon or evening and is a great favourite with children.

    1 pkt rice vermicelli noodles or
    1 pkt plain vermicelli noodles
    3/4 cup sugar
    2 tablespoons rose water
    1/2 teaspoon saffron
    1 teaspoon ground ginger


    6 eggs
    1/4 cup cold water
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    3 tablespoons samen (oil)

    Boil vermicelli in 6 cups boiling water. When done, drian in a colander. Put samen (oil) into a pot and melt over a medium heat, add noodles and sprinkle cardamom, sugar and saffron over the top. Drizzle rose water over all and steam on a low heat for 15 minutes.
    When nearly done, make the omelette in the usual fashion, turn the noodles onto a plate and arrange omelette over the top. Serve immediatley.

    From the book "The Complete United Arab Emirates Cookbook"
    by Celia Ann Brock- Al Ansari
    Copyright © 1994 by Celia Ann Brock-Al Ansari

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