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seyun patata
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Seyun Patata-Sweet Vermicelli with fried potatoes

Usually vermicelli is cooked to make kheer,however,this dish with fried potatoes has a fan-following of its own.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Appetizers, Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: seviyan aloo, seyun patata, sindhi traditional breakfast
Servings: 4
Author: gaurav


  • frying pan


For sweet vermicelli

  • 200 gm seviya or vermicelli
  • ¼ cup ghee/oil for vegan
  • 2 tsp elaichi/cardamom
  • 2.5 cup water
  • cup sugar

For Garnish

  • Almonds blanched and peeled (Optional)
  • 3-4 Pistachios crushed Optional


  • Heat ghee in a pan. Roast the vermicelli and slightly crushed green cardamoms, on low flame.
  • Stir fry it stirring continuously till vermicelli are evenly golden brown.
  • Now add water slowly.
  • Add a pinch of salt and saffron.
  • Cover the pan and simmer to cook.
  • When the vermicelli is almost done, add sugar and mix well.
  • Simmer it on low flame until the water is fully absorbed and sugar is no longer visible.
  • Add saffron and cook for a minute.
  • Garnish with crushed pistachios and almonds.
  • Serve with fried potatoes.


Seyun patata can be made with oil if you want to make it vegan, else tempering with ghee works.