Recipe from Shaikha Al Ali, a Marketing major student at Zayed University Dubai, and founder of the cookery blog, www.whenshaikhacooks.com.
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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
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.
Make a round omelette with the second egg. Serve the Balaleet topped with the omelette.