Veg Hakka Noodles

  • PREP TIME : 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME : 10 to 15 minutes
  • SERVING: 04 pax

This Chinese dish gets its name from the Chinese province of Hakka. Stir fried noodles with loads veggies with a dash of soya sauce.

Ingredients and Quantity

  • Hakka noodles -450 gm.
  • Oil -02 tbsp.
  • Onion sliced -01 medium
  • Carrot cut into thin strips / juliennes -01no. medium
  • Green capsicum, stem removed, deseeded &cut into thin strips/ juliennes-01no. medium
  • Cabbage finely shredded -1/4 no.small
  • Soy sauce – ¼ th tbsp.
  • Salt -to taste
  • White pepper powder -1/4 tsp.
  • Bean sprouts -1/2 cup
  • Spring onion greens finely shredded-01 stalk

For the garnishing

Spring onion greens finely shredded-1/4 th stalk

Method

  1. Boil water add the noodles, cook till Al dente at least for 02 minutes. Do not over cook the noodles as they will become mushy and sticky.
  2. Drain the noodles and spread on a flat surface and toss in 01 tsp of oil on the noodles to prevent sticking.
  3. Heat oil in a wok, add onion and stir-fry for 03minutes.
  4. Add carrot, capsicum and cabbage and stir-fry for 02 minutes, stirring and tossing continuously.
  5. Add noodles, soy sauce, salt to taste and white pepper powder and cook on high flame for 05 minutes or until the noodles are heated through, tossing continuously.
  6. Add bean sprouts, mix well.

For the serving

Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.

Chef Tips

  1. You may add a few drops of oil while boiling Noodles.
  2. Al dente refers to the desired texture of cooked pasta in Italian cooking. It literally means "to the tooth". When the pasta is cooked Al dente, there should be a slight resistance in the center when the pasta is chewed.
  3. If you like noodles spice then take ¼ th cup of oil & 06 broken whole red chillies & Heat the oil in a deep pan on a high flame till it smokes.
  4. Add the red chillies, cover with a lid and switch off the flame.
  5. Allow it to cool for some time and strain it using a strainer. Keep aside. Use as and when required.
  6. You may add the chilli oil while adding salt and pepper and toss the noodles on a high flame
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