Vermicelli, the Worm-like Popular Dish

 

Vermicelli, which looks like worms, is a type of pasta, round in section and somewhat thinner than spaghetti. Vermicelli literally means in Italian small worms and so it got this name because of its appearance like worms. There are two main types of vermicelli, one used in Europe and the other one in South Asia. Rice vermicelli looks like thin noodles made from rice and is also known as rice noodles. Cellophane noodle is one of the various varieties of vermicelli.

 

Vermicelli a favorite dish

 

Vermicelli is a favorite dish of Italians and South Asians. It is used in a number of dishes, including noodles, desserts, and rice pudding. It is also used in many parts of India to make a popular dish called upma which is a favorite breakfast of the South Indians, prepared with boiled vegetables. Rice vermicelli is used in the Asian cuisines as part of a soup dish, stir fry, and salad. Payasam is a very famous South Indian Dish made from vermicelli, sago, sugar, spices and milk. It…

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