schezwan noodles recipe | veg schezwan noodles
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
Vegetable schezwan noodles is a hot and spicy noodles preparation. Noodles are stir-fried with an assortment of vegetables and homemade schezwan sauce. Easy and quick to make, schezwan noodles can be had as a snack or as a meal.
For Boiling the Noodles
  • Noodles - 1 packet (200 grams)
  • Water
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp
Other Ingredients
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Whole dried red chilies - 2
  • Star anise - 1
  • Spring onion whites - ½ cup, finely chopped
  • Garlic - 2 tbsp, minced
  • Ginger - 1 tbsp, minced
  • Cabbage - ½ cup, shredded
  • Capsicum - ½ cup, julienned
  • Carrot - ½ cup, julienned
  • French beans - ¼ cup, finely chopped
  • Light soy sauce - 1 tbsp
  • Schezwan sauce - 2 tbsp or to taste (recipe here)
  • Vinegar - ½ tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Crushed white pepper - ½ tsp
  • MSG - ½ tsp (optional)
  • Spring onion greens - ¼ cup + for garnish
  1. To make veg schezwan noodles, first of all boil sufficient water in a pot. Add in the salt and oil.
  2. Add in the noodles and boil them for 1-2 minutes. Do not over cook the noodles. They should be still a bit raw and have a bite to them.
  3. Strain the noodles and refresh them with cold water to stop the cooking process. You may pour oil over the noodles and gently toss the noodles to coat them with oil.
  4. In a wok or kadhai, heat the oil really well a on high flame.
  5. Add the whole dried red chilies and star anise. Saute for a few seconds.
  6. Toss in the spring onion whites, greens, ginger and garlic. Saute for a minute on high heat stirring often. Do not let the color change.
  7. Add in all the vegetables; french beans, carrots, capsicum, cabbage, and green chilies. Stir-fry on high flame for a minute.
  8. Season the veggies with salt, MSG, and white pepper. Toss well.
  9. Add schezwan sauce at this stage. Give it a quick mix.
  10. Toss in the boiled noodles, soy sauce, and vinegar.
  11. Toss well. Stir-fry the noodles on high heat for 2 minutes.
  12. Garnish with some spring onion greens.
  13. Schezwan noodles recipe is ready.
  14. Serve hot on its own or with your favorite side. Enjoy!
Nutritional Info per Serving - Approximate Values
Nutrition Information
Calories: 300 kcal Fat: 16 g Carbohydrates: 33 g Sugar: 3.5 g Sodium: 390 mg Fiber: 1.8 g Protein: 4 g Cholesterol: 12 mg
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