Chow mein are Chinese stir-friednoodles, the name being the romanization of the Taishanese chāu-mèing. The dish is popular throughout the Chinese diaspora and appears on the menus of most Chinese restaurants It is particularly popular in India, Nepal, the UK and the US. Chilli Garlic Chowmein is an easy recipe that has its place in every occasion be it kids’ birthday party, marriage ceremonies or get together parties. Chilli Garlic Chowmein makes a perfect combo with Chilli Chicken. This delicious recipe has stir-fried noodles with veggies and is served with Chinese seasonings.
- 180 gm hakka noodles
- 1 medium chopped carrot
- 5 leaves chopped spinach
- 2 cloves shredded garlic
- 15 ml light soya sauce
- 2 tablespoon pureed green chilli
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 medium finely chopped onion
- 115 gm chopped white cabbage
- 2 chopped green chilli
- 20 ml Refined oil
- 8 ml white vinegar
- 2 dashes spice black pepper
HOW TO MAKE CHILLI GARLIC CHOWMEIN
Take a stainless steel bowl and bring about 7-8 cups of water to boil. Once bubbles start forming, add in the noodles without breaking it.
Cook the noodles for 4-5 minutes, then drain and wash it under running water.
Add 1 tablespoon of oil into the noodles and mix so that it does not get sticky. Keep the noodles aside.
Next take a wok/kadai and heat in 2 tablespoon of oil. Add in the shredded garlic and let the flavour of it combine together with the oil. Fry the garlic till it changes to golden brown colour and a strong aroma fills the room.
Add in the onion, carrot, cabbage, chillies, spinach and cook on high flame for 4-5 minutes. Note that the vegetables should stay crunchy as this is the essence of the dish.
Next toss in the noodles and stir along with the vinegar, soya sauce, pepper and salt. Let this cook over high flame for another 2-3 minutes.
Serve hot with tomato ketchup alongside.