Indians love Indo-Chinese and Chow Mein is one of the most popular dishes from the cuisine. This vegetable chow mein recipe yields noodles mixed with stir-fried vegetables and all classic condiments like soy sauce, vinegar and chili sauce. This dish is served at almost every food giant in India.
- Noodles 1 packet
- Water To boil noodles
- Salt To taste
- Cooking Oil As required
- Garlic paste 2 teaspoons
- Green chili paste 1 teaspoon
- Onion, thinly sliced 1
- Vegetables, thinly sliced 1 cup
(carrots, cabbage, capsicum etc.)
- In a deep saucepan pour 1 teaspoon of oil and enough water to boil noodles and put it on medium-high heat.
- Add in noodles and boil for 10 minutes or until just al-dente. Drain the noodles and keep under running water in a colander to cool.
- Drizzle 1 tablespoon of oil and toss the noodles so as to coat them with a thin layer of oil. It will help preventing them to stick with each other. Keep aside.
- Put a wok over medium-high heat with 4 tablespoons of oil in it. Stir in garlic, chili paste and onion.
- Saute for a couple of minutes or until onions are translucent and garlic is fragrant.
- Stir in veggies and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes on high heat. Stir in soy sauce, vinegar, chili sauce and a pinch of salt.
- Stir-fry further for a minute then mix in cooled noodles. Toss and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes or until noodles are heated through.
- Transfer onto serving platter and garnish with sliced tomato, carrot or green onion. Serve immediately.
Preparation Time: 30 minutes