How to make Flat Noodles - Flat noodles cooked with vegetables and flavoured with lemon grass and lemon roots.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Flat noodles (फ्लेट (चपटे) नूडल्स ), Lemon grass (लेमन ग्रास )

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Flat Noodles

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For more recipes related to Flat Noodles checkout Pad Thai Yum Yum Noodles, Daarsaan, Noodles With Soya Mince. You can also find more Noodles and Pastas recipes like Indo Chinese Chopsuey, Seafood Moilee Spaghetti, Whole Wheat Pasta With Walnut Pesto, Chilli Capsicum Macaroni.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Flat Noodles Recipe

  • Flat noodles 400 grams

  • Lemon grass 2 stalks

  • Lemon grass roots sliced 1 inch piece

  • Ginger sliced 1 inch

  • Fresh red chillies sliced 3

  • Coriander roots 4-5

  • Carrot 1 medium

  • Red capsicum 1 medium

  • Spring onions 2-3

  • Tofu 50 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Broccoli separated into florets 1 small

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch mixed in 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon

  • Bean sprouts 1/2 cup

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Heat 2 cups water in a non stick wok. Cut and crush lemon grass and add. Add lemon grass root, ginger and half the fresh red chillies.

Step 2

Add fresh coriander roots and cook for 8-10 minutes to make flavourful stock.

Step 3

Slice carrot and red capsicum or cut them into triangles. Slice spring onions and cut bean curd into triangles.

Step 4

Strain the stock. Cook the flat noodles in plenty of water. Drain and cool.

Step 5

Heat oil in a non stick wok. Add spring onion, carrot, red capsicum and broccoli and sauté.

Step 6

Add stock, noodles and salt and mix. Add bean curd and conflour mixture and let the mixture come to a boil.

Step 7

Add remaining fresh red chillies, bean sprouts and vinegar and mix.

Step 8

Serve in a big bowl and one complete meal.

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