Monday, July 24, 2017

Hakka Noodles | Vegetable Noodles

Hakka Noodles, a famous noodle recipe that is available in all road side stalls in India. It's a adaption of chinese food to indian taste and you can see different varieties of hakka noodles throughout India and the taste differs from region to region.
Actually Hakka Cuisine is the cooking style of hakka people(who speaks hakka language) from china.But in India, Hakka cuisine means indian adaption of original hakka dishes and it's predominantly having indian flavor,even in some places garam masala is used in noodles for flavoring. So the recipe i'm sharing today is not an authentic hakka noodles, it was influenced from the noodles  taste that i had had from the restaurant and other road side joints in India.But all i can say is it's one of the tastiest noodle recipe that i have tasted so far. If you like noodles from road side shops, then give it a try.  

Vegetable Hakka Noodles

Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 20 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Noodles | Recipe Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Ingredients
Noodles - 200 gms
Mixed Vegetables - 1 cup(i have used cabbage, carrot & capsicum)
Spring onions - 2
Garlic - 3 pods
Tomato(small) - 2
Soy sauce - 2 tsp
Paprika - 1 tsp
Tomato ketchup - 1 tbsp
Pepper powder - as needed
Salt - to taste. 
Olive oil - 2 tsp

Procedure
First cook the noodles, bring a pot of water to boil with enough salt, add the noodles into hot water and cook as per packet instructions or until it's soft.Drain and keep it aside. Shred the cabbage ,cut the carrot,capsicum into thin stripes and white part of green onions into small pieces, minced the garlic well.Heat a kadai with oil, add the garlic, saute till it fragrant, then carrot carrot and saute.Once the carrot becomes soft, add the cabbage and capsicum and saute till for a while in a high flame, then add the soy sauce and give a good mix.Chop the tomatoes roughly into pieces, put into the mixie/blender jar and grind into paste  and add into the veggies.Add paprika, salt and tomato ketchup and mix well.Cook till the moisture from the tomato is almost evaporated, then add the cooked noodles and pepper powder(if needed).Toss it well and finally add the finely chopped green parts of green onions and switch off the flame.Tasty Hakka Noodles is ready to serve.
Notes:
  • Cook the noodles till it becomes soft but doesn't loose its texture.
  • Soy sauce and tomato ketchup already have salt in it and also remember we add salt in the noodles, so under do salt in the veggies.

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