Chow mein is very popular Chinese dish of stir fried noodles with vegetables, available with many variations. This time I post one of my favorite Indo-Chinese recipes i.e. “Vegetable Chow mein”. It’s a very popular between adults and kids.
Chow mein is also common in Indian Chinese cuisine. In India, It is usually offered Hakka or with gravy. Catering to vegetarian diets, there is an Indian variant, vegetable chow mein, which consists of noodles with cabbage, onion, pea pods, peppers, and carrots and some sauces with soya sauce and vinegar. You can choose any combo of vegetables or as per availability.
Preparation Time: 20-30 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Serving: 3-4 People
1 1/2 Cup Boil Noodles
1 Tbsp. Chili Oil
Salt to taste
1/2 Tsp. Ajinomoto
1/2 Tsp. Black pepper powder
1/2 Cup Bell pepper (red, green and yellow)
1/4 Cup Carrot
1/2 Cup Onion
1 Tsp. Soya sauce
1 Tsp. Vinegar
Heat the water in the pan on high flame, when water is too hot. Add little salt and olive oil in it. Boil the noodles with salt and few drops of olive oil in boiling water for 15-20 minutes. Now drain the water and wash with cool water and toss with little extra oil.
Chop onion, bell pepper and carrots in long strips form. Heat chili oil in pan on medium flame and add onion, bell pepper and carrots. Cook for 3-4 minutes with little salt. Add soya sauce, black pepper powder, ajinomoto and vinegar. Sauté for 2 minutes more. Add boil noodles and cook for 5 minutes and serve with tomato sauce and green chili sauce.