The new year brought about some changes to Radhika's brain child, Blog Hop Wednesdays. It has been made a monthly event now with a simpler pairing schedule with a few more bloggers joining the group. As per the new schedule, this month I have been paired with Kavi of Edible Entertainment


Amongst all the interesting recipes in her space, I chose to make these Vegetarian Chinese Noodles as they happen to be on my to-do list for a long time now. Incidentally this happens to be a family favorite too. 


Vegetarian Chinese Noodles


The restaurant version of these noodles definitely have loads of oil and the sauces used may not be all vegetarian and so many constraints for us, vegetarians!! It felt good to make these at home with the ingredients we know are safe to eat :)


Ingredients - 
Chinese Noodles (Hakka Noodles or Chow Mein) 200 gms
Vegetables (I used Onions, Spring Onions, Cabbage, Red Bell Pepper, Carrots) sliced 3 cups
Oil 2 Tbsp
Soy Sauce 2-3 Tbsp or as needed
Salt as needed


Optional Ingredients - (I didn't add)
Ginger slices as needed
Garlic 2-3 cloves or as needed, sliced
Red Chili Sauce as needed (I didn't add for the benefit of kids!)
White Vinegar 1-2 tsp
Chinese Sauce 1-2 tsp
Ajinomoto a pinch


Vegetarian Chinese Noodles


Method Of Preparation - 


Cook the noodles as per the instructions on the package. Drain and set aside.


In a heated wok/kadai, add oil and fry sliced onions first until they are half cooked.


Increase the heat, add the soy sauce and the remaining veggies and toss them so the soy sauce coats all the veggies.


Make sure the vegetables are not cooked through. They are supposed to be partially cooked with a crunch in them. Add in the noodles and toss them around until they are thoroughly mixed.


Remove from fire and plate the noodles with a garnish of chopped spring onion and optionally some hot sauce and enjoy!!


Preparation Time 25 min 
Serves 2-3 

15 comments

  1. This looks wonderful

     
  2. Now Serving Says:
  3. A perfectly healthy and delicious plate of noodles :)
    Nice pick, Harini!

     
  4. Very tempting and colorful noodles.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

     
  5. I am always envious of people who make noodles perfectly. Your version s so restaurant like :)

     
  6. Aarthi Says:
  7. Really Yummy recipe..Would love to give it a try…Thank you so much for posting this..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

     
  8. Radhika Says:
  9. you are so right about eating noodles in restaurants. they'll look so greasy. yours make such a yummy platter.
    Tickling Palates
    Event : Let’s Cook - Rice

     
  10. Chandrani Says:
  11. Colorful healthy noodles.

     
  12. Reva Says:
  13. Lovely noodles.. looks like restaurant made..:))
    Reva

     
  14. inviting noddles

     
  15. Prathima Rao Says:
  16. Yummmyy yummm!!! looks so fresh & inviting!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

     
  17. Priya Says:
  18. Super tempting and delicious noodles,makes me hungry.

     
  19. Kavi Says:
  20. So true Harini! What we make at home that can be considered "healthy" is absolute junk outside! Love the pic. :)
    -
    Kavi (Edible Entertainment)

     
  21. divya Says:
  22. Mouthwatering noodles.......hmmmm yummy yummy

     
  23. gardenerat60 Says:
  24. The ever popular noodles, looks very good. Adding ginger makes it more aromatic.

    A good recipe. Thanks.

     
  25. Kalyani Says:
  26. looks super yum Harini.. perfect restaurant style :)


    Kalyani
    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Magic Mingle challenge for Jan’12 announced
    Event : Microwave Easy Cooking (MEC)

     
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