Chow Mein Desi Street Style

Ingredients

  • Onions – 60 gm, sliced thinly
  • Capsicum – 30 gm, thinly sliced
  • Carrot – 30 gm, julienned
  • Cabbage – 50 gm, shredded, not too fine
  • Garlic – 1 tsp, minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar – 1/4 tsp
  • MSG – 1/4 tsp
  • Green chillies – 2, finely chopped
  • Soy sauce – 1 tsp
  • Vinegar – 1.5 tsp
  • Red chilli sauce – 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilli sauce – 1 tsp
  • Noodles – 130 gm
  • Eggs – 2

Method –

  1. Boil 2 litres water. Let it come to rolling boil
  2. Add 2 tbsp salt
  3. Boil noodles until chewy and springy, but not soft
  4. Strain immediately and shake off excess water
  5. Immediately toss with oil and set aside
  6. Heat 1 tsp vegetable oil
  7. Beat the egg with a pinch of salt
  8. Scramble the egg on medium heat
  9. Break up into bite sized pieces
  10. Set aside
  11. Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  12. Add half the onions
  13. Fry on high heat for 1 minute
  14. Add carrots and fry for 1 minute
  15. Add garlic and fry for 30 seconds
  16. Add capsicum, cabbage, green chillies. Fry for 1 minute
  17. Add boiled noodles
  18. Add pepper, salt , sugar and MSG
  19. Add the sauce mix
  20. Toss and mix well
  21. Add remaining onions and egg
  22. Again, mix well and serve

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