Vegetable Rice Noodles

Noodles are a great eating delight for everyone ! There are different types of noodles and innumerable recipes using noodles, sauces and vegetables. However sometimes the simplest recipe of all ends up being a hit dish in your household. I present a really easy to make recipe for vegetable rice noodles, which was shared with me by my aunt Aparna Suresh. Since then this is a staple noodles dish in my home !

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cabbage
  • 1/4 cup carrot
  • 1/2 cup beans
  • A handful of snow peas
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1/2 a capsicum
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts
  • 2 red chillies
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • A few drops of soya sauce
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt, to taste
  • Around 4 oz uncooked rice noodles

Method

  • Soak the rice noodles in water for 2-3 hours until the noodles are soft
  • Powder the peanuts to a coarse powder
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  • Grind the 2 red chillies and 1 garlic to a coarse paste
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  • Julienne all the vegetables i.e. cut them lengthwise into uniform thin strips
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and the julienned vegetables and salt and saute for a few minutes
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  • Sprinkle some water and cover and cook for around 15 minutes until the vegetables are almost cooked
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  • Drain the rice noodles and add it to the vegetable mixture
  • Add the peanut mixture, red chilli – garlic paste and the red chilli powder and mix well. Saute for a few minutes
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  • Add a few drops of soya sauce and some more salt or spice if needed and switch off the flame

Serve hot and enjoy 🙂

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