How to make Noodle Pillows -

Noodles and rice cooked with Schezwan sauce, wrapped in cabbage leaves and steamed.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Glass Noodles (ग्लास नूडल्ज़ ), Cabbage Leaves (बंदगोभी के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Noodle Pillows

Noodle Pillows Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Noodle Pillows Recipe

  • Glass Noodles 150 grams

  • Cabbage Leaves 4-5

  • Cabbage leaves 4-5

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Grated carrot 1/2 cup

  • Schezwan chutney 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cooked rice 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornstarch slurry 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat 1 cup water in a non-stick pan, add cabbage leaves and boil till leaves become soft.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add onion and sauté till it translucent.

Step 3

Slice mushrooms and add to the wok. Add carrot and mix well. Add 1 tbsp schezwan chutney and mix well. Cook till the excess water begins to evaporate.

Step 4

Add glass noodles and mix well. Add rice and remaining schezwan chutney and mix well. Add 2-3 tbsps water and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Add cornstarch slurry and mix well.

Step 5

Remove the cabbage leaves and place in 2 cups cold water.

Step 6

Wipe the cabbage leaves with tissue paper to remove the extra moisture, place a portion of noodle stuffing in center of each leaf and fold to make pillows.

Step 7

Place banana leaf in a bamboo steamer and make a few small slit on the leaf with the tip of a knife.

Step 8

Heat sufficient water in a non-stick wok, place the bamboo steamer in it, put noodle pillows in the steamer, cover with a lid and steam for 8-10 minutes.

Step 9

Remove the noodle pillows from the steamer, arrange on a serving platter and serve immediately

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