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vegetarian chow mein recipe | veg chowmein | vegetable chow mein noodles

easy vegetarian chow mein recipe | veg chowmein | vegetable chow mein noodles
Course noodles
Cuisine indian street food
Keyword vegetarian chow mein recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 2793kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for boiling noodles:

  • water for boiling
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 3 pack noodles

for sauce:

  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp oil
  • ¼ tsp pepper powder

for chowmein:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • few spring onion chopped
  • ½ onion sliced
  • ½ green capsicum sliced
  • ½ red capsicum sliced
  • ½ carrot julienne
  • ½ cup cabbage shredded

Instructions

what is the best way to cook noodles:

  • firstly, in a large vessel take water.
  • add 1 tsp salt, 3 tsp oil. get the water to a rolling boil.
  • now add 3 pack noodles and dip completely.
  • boil for 3 minutes, or refer to package instructions to know the cooking time.
  • separate the noodles and drain off.
  • rinse with cold water to stop cooking and turning noodles mushy.

what is chow mein sauce made of:

  • firstly, in a small bowl take 1 tsp corn flour, 1 tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ¼ tsp coriander powder.
  • also add 1 tsp sugar, ¾ tsp salt, 2 tbsp soy sauce and 2 tbsp vinegar.
  • further, add 2 tsp oil and ¼ tsp pepper powder. traditionally, sesame oil and oyster sauce is also added.
  • mix well making sure there are no lumps, chowmein sauce ready.

how do you make chow mein from scratch:

  • firstly, in a large wok, heat 2 tbsp oil and stir fry 3 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger and few spring onion.
  • add ½ onion, ½ green capsicum, ½ red capsicum, ½ carrot and ½ cup cabbage.
  • stir fry until the vegetables shrink yet remain crunchy.
  • make sone space in the centre and pour the prepared sauce.
  • stir fry on high flame for a minute until everything is well combined.
  • also, add ½ cup cabbage and stir fry.
  • further, add boiled noodles and give a good toss.
  • make sure the spices are well combined with noodles.
  • finally, add more spring onions, and enjoy veg chowmein.

Nutrition

Calories: 2793kcal | Carbohydrates: 519g | Protein: 92g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3116mg | Potassium: 1843mg | Fiber: 25g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 4011IU | Vitamin C: 73mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 10mg