Monday, March 11, 2013

Quick Masala noodles

Masala noodles may not sound like much. But its the masala that makes this dish so special. The spice mix, heavy on garam masala ( indian spice mix) and chilly adds a level of flavour that takes these noodles far above most stir-fried noodle dishes. its spicy and very addictive and the most comfort food
10-15 minutes stars
Prep time: 20 mins
  • 200 grams Plain hakka noodles
  • 2 sliced onions
  • 2 Chopped tomatoes
  • 2tsp Garlic cloves ( finely chopped )
  • 1tsp Ginger ( finely chopped)
  • 2 Green chillies ( finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Sliced capsicum ( yellow, green and red)
  • 1/4cup Cabbage ( shredded )
  • 1tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2tsp Garam masala powder
  • 2tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
Cooking Directions

  1. Add 9 cups of water and salt in a large vessel and bring it to boil.
  2. Add noodles into it and let it boil for 4-5 minutes or until done.
  3. After noodles are cooked drain the hot water and add some cold water to stop from further cooking,drain that water again and  drizzle some oil to avoid stickiness of noodles.
  4. Heat oil in a wok or kadai, add chopped ginger,garlic and green chillies and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Now add onion sliced and fry till golden brown.
  6. Add tomatoes and salt to taste fry till soft and mushy,followed by chopped capsicum and cabbage,stir for 2 minutes.
  7. Add chilly and garam masala powders and mix it well.
  8. At last add cooked noodles and stir continuously on high flame till the masala is well coated.
  9. Garnish with coriander and boiled eggs and serve hot.
Variation: Finely chopped chicken breast pieces or shrimps or prawns can be added when tomatoes are cooked.


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