A light dessert from angel hair vermicelli topped with a refreshing orange cream.
Recipe courtesy of Anjum Anand
Total:
45 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For the orange cream 
For the vermicelli

Directions

For the orange cream: Whisk together heavy cream, sugar, and orange zest in a bowl until the mixture is well combined and soft peaks form when the whisk is removed. Chill the whipped cream in the refrigerator until ready to use. 

For the vermicelli: Heat the ghee in pan over a medium heat. Add the flaked almonds and raisins or sultanas, and fry for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the almonds are golden brown. Add the vermicelli, and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Add the sugar, reduce the heat to low, and stir well until it has dissolved. 

Add the water, and stir well, then cover the pan with a lid, and simmer on the lowest heat for 5 to 6 minutes, or until the vermicelli strands are soft. Add water as necessary to stop the mixture from drying out. Turn off the heat and steam the vermicelli mixture over the residual heat for 3 to 4 minutes. When cooked through, separate the vermicelli strands with a fork and gently fluff them. 

To serve the dish, divide the sweet angel hair vermicelli among 4 serving dishes. Place a spoonful of the chilled orange cream on top of each serving. Garnish the whipped cream with more flaked almonds.

Cook's Note

*Can be found at specialty Asian markets. There are so few ingredients in this dish that every one counts. Ghee in particular adds a wonderful flavor. You can substitute butter and a little oil instead, but it will not be the same. The angel hair vermicelli is also fantastic with simple vanilla ice cream.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Pushable Rose Pops 00:48

Cool off this summer with these raspberry gelatin and rose cake pops.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Angel Food Cake

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Sweet Potato-Pecan Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

Fiery Angel Hair Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Langoustine and Angel Hair

Tossed Angel Hair Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Melissa d'Arabian

Angel Hair Pasta with Pesto

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Angel Hair Pasta with Clams

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Puttanesca with Angel Hair Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.