How to make Lime Noodles with Basil -

Rice noodles cooked with vegetables, lemon juice and basil.Summer squash noodles with basil lime dressing makes for a light and refreshing warm-weather meal.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Rice noodles (राईस नूडल्स ), Juice of 6 lemons

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Lime Noodles with Basil

Lime Noodles with Basil Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Lime Noodles with Basil Recipe

  • Rice noodles 200 grams

  • Juice of 6 lemons

  • Fresh basil leaves 20-25

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs 4

  • Carrot grated 1 medium

  • Broccoli florets 8-10

  • Red capsicum sliced vertically 1 medium

  • Yellow capsicum sliced vertically 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Butter 1 1/2 tablespoon

  • Roasted white sesame seeds 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan but do not let it boil. Take the pan off the heat. Heat oil in another non-stick pan. Add carrot, broccoli and 1 tbsp water, mix and saute.

Step 2

Put the rice noodles in the hot water, cover and let them soak. Add red and yellow capsicums, salt, sugar and butter to the pan and mix well. Add basil leaves and toss.

Step 3

Drain the noodles and add to the pan and toss. Adjust salt, lemon juice and mix well. Add white sesame seeds and mix. Transfer it into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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