Balaleet (sweet vermicelli noodle snack)

Recipe from Shaikha Al Ali, a Marketing major student at Zayed University Dubai, and founder of the cookery blog,
www.whenshaikhacooks.com.

  • Serves 4-6

Nutrition per serving

    Ingredients

    • 1 pack (200g) of vermicelli noodles
    • 6 tbsp sugar
    • 2 heaped tbsp butter
    • 1 tsp ground cardamom
    • Pinch of saffron
    • 1 egg plus 1 for omelette

    Method

    1. Cook the noodles according to package instructions. Remove from the heat, strain and return to a pan. Quickly add all the ingredients, mix well using a fork, return to medium-low heat and cover for around 15 mins.

    2. Make a round omelette with the second egg. Serve the Balaleet topped with the omelette.