making of Vegetable Hakka Noodles (Chow Mein)

Vegetable Hakka noodles are also more commonly known as Vegetable Chow Mein. This is a popular Indo-Chinese dish. Vegetable hakka noodles consists of stir fry noodles with a variety of vegetables. This is a quick and easy recipe to make. Hakka noodles is a delicious and flavorful dish and very popular with street vendors. This also makes a great one-dish meal.

Ingredients:

  • About 4oz. whole wheat noodles
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cups cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup carrots grated or thinly sliced
  • 1 cup bell pepper thinly sliced, use the different color bell pepper, capsic
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped French green beans
  • 1 tablespoon ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce, adjust to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method

  • Cook noodles according to the package instructions. Drain the cooked noodles in a colander, and rinse them with cold water. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan or wok on medium high heat, first sauté the green beans, and ginger for about 1 minutes.
  • Traditionally vegetables are tossed while cooking, I find it is easier just to stir fry
  • Add grated carrots, shredded cabbage and sliced bell pepper. Stir fry for about two minutes, do not overcook the vegetables. Vegetables should have some crunch.
  • Add noodles, salt, soy sauce, vinegar, and chili sauce, toss them together and stir-fry them for about a minute.
  • Hakka noodles are ready.

Source: manju kitchen 

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