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Swayweih - Sweet Vermicelli

posted on: Dec 9, 2014

Swayweih - Sweet Vermicelli

This unique Omani dish is a tasty addition to any gourmet breakfast. A typical Omani breakfasts consists of honey, laban and sayweih. Serves about 6.

  • 2 cups vermicelli, broken into 1/2 to 1 inch pieces
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons coarsely chopped cashews
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 4 tablespoons coconut flakes
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon saffron powder

Cook vermicelli according to instruction on package then drain and set aside

In another frying pan melt butter then sauté onion over medium heat for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in cashews and raisins and stir-fry for another 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients, except vermicelli, then stir-fry for another 2 minutes. Stir in vermicelli then stir-fry for a minute and serve.