Sutarfeni - Shredded Vermicelli

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Nov. 03, 2012

A traditional vermicelli sweet.


Fried vermicelli 7 Ounce ((approx. 1 packet of fine vermicelli))
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Water 2 Tablespoon
Saffron 1 Pinch
Cardamom 1/4 Teaspoon , ground
Almonds 1 Teaspoon , slivered ((for garnishing))
Pistachio 1 Teaspoon , slivered ((for garnishing))



1. In a pot over medium high, add sugar, water and bring it to a boiling point.

2. Once done check for the 1 thread consistency. Switch off gas, add kesar and cardomom powder. Mix well.

3. Place this hot sugar syrup over a large bowl of ice water to let it cool quickly.

4. Take the fried vermicelli and put it in a plate. Once the sugar syrup has cooled, pour it over the fried vermicelli.


5. Serve the sutarfeni garnished with slivered almonds and pistachio.


To make the fried vermicelli soft, place a damp towel over it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 148Calories from Fat 21

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 94 mg3.92%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet