In many nooks and corners in India, chow mein is a dish very popular as street food and especially loved by kids. The specialty of this Chinese dish has to be its versatility. It is cooked in various styles and sauces in various areas, and still, this dish doesn’t lose its essence. And, for obvious reasons, the Indo-Chinese style is common with Indians. So, let’s see how this recipe of Vegetable Chow Mein turns out for you:
Cooking Vegetable Chow Mein at home can’t be any easier. This famous street food, when made at your home, can be tastier and more nutritious than the street one with veggies like carrots, onions, bell peppers, and more.
From Maggi to Top Ramen, noodles are an instant hit for our kids. Why let your kids eat the street food when you can cook the same Vegetable Chow Mein at home under your watchful eye? This spicy and tangy Vegetable Chow Mein with nutritious veggies can be an amazing treat for your little ones.
Prep Time: 30 mins
Level of Cooking: Easy
Ingredients For Vegetable Chow Mein
- 250 gms Hakka or Chow Mein Noodles
- 1 big onion thinly sliced
- 1 carrot thinly sliced
- ¼ cabbage shredded
- 3 sliced colored bell peppers
- 3-4 garlic cloves finely chopped
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp green chili sauce
- 1 tbsp tomato ketchup/sauce (optional)
- ½ tsp sugar (optional)
- 1 tsp black pepper
- Salt as per taste
- 2 tbsp cooking oil
Step 1: Boil Chow Mein: Boil the Chow Mein noodles along with some salt and oil. Drain them with cold water and keep them aside.
Step 2: For the sauce: Stir garlic after the oil heats up for a moment before browning the onions, and cooking carrots, cabbage, and bell peppers on a high flame, keeping them crunchy in a wok. Add soy sauce, green chili sauce, tomato ketchup and sugar (only if you want your dish to be a bit sweet), salt and pepper, and mix all well.
Step 3: Put the noodles: Add in the noodles and coat them with the sauce evenly.