Chowmein

Cooking Time: 40 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • Noodles - 1 packet (200 grams)
  • Carrot -1 (cut into fine long thin strips)
  • Capsicum - 1 (cut into fine long strips)
  • Cabbage - finely chopped (1 cup)
  • Oil/Butter - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Black pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger - 1" long piece (grated)
  • Chilly sauce - 2 tsp
  • Soya Sauce - 2 tsp
  • Vinegar - 2 tsp

Method

  • Break noodles into small parts. Heat water in a utensil enough to submerge the noodles easily. Add 1/2 tsp salt and 2 tsp oil in the water. Once the water comes to boil, put the noodles in it then let it boil for 8-10 minutes. Boil noodles till they turn soft. Turn off the gas. Drain remaining water from the noodles then wash with cold water;
  • Heat oil/butter in a pan, put ginger, carrot, capsicum and cabbage in the pan. Stir the ingredients continuously for 2 minutes as they get cooked. Now add noodles, salt, soya sauce, vinegar, chilly sauce and black pepper. Mix all the contents in the pan as you stir them constantly for 2-3 minutes on a high flame;
  • Veg Chow mein is ready. Take out noodles in a bowl. Serve hot with chutney or tomato sauce and eat.