Noodles Nest

Noodles Nest

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Noodles Nest, crispy nest made with noodles is topped with veggie loaded tomato sauce and mayonnaise sauce and baked topped with cheese. It has a continental flavour that will be loved by young and old alike.

Noodles Nest recipe - How to make Noodles Nest

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For The Noodles Nest
2 cups parboiled hakka noodles
oil for deep frying
3 tsp cornflour
salt to taste

For Tomato Sauce
4 blanched and chopped tomatoes
6 basil leaves
4 finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped zucchini
1/4 cup finely chopped broccoli
1/4 cup finely chopped baby corn
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1/4 cup sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tbsp olive oil

For The Mayonnaise Sauce
2 cups onion rings
1 tsp sugar
3 tbsp mayonnaise

For Topping
2 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese

  1. For the noodles nest
  2. Spread the parboiled noodles on a kitchen towel and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  3. Transfer the noodles into a bowl or plate, add the cornflour and salt and toss gently.
  4. Divide the noodles into 2 equal portions.
  5. Heat the oil in the pan hold, take a portion of the noodles and put them into the pan into a circular shape like a nest and fry until crisp and golden brown, then drain on an absorbent paper. Repeat with the remaining noodles to make 1 more nest. Keep aside.

For the tomato sauce

    For the tomato sauce
  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and saute for 2 seconds.
  2. Add tomatoes, basil, corn, baby corn, zucchini, capsicum, broccoli, oregano and salt and cook for 2 minutes.

For the mayonnaise sauce

    For the mayonnaise sauce
  1. Heat oil in another broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a slow flame for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a slow flame, while stirring occasionally, till it caramelizes.
  3. Transfer the caramelized onions in a bowl, add mayonnaise and salt, mix well.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place the noodle nest on an oven proof dish, pour a portion of the tomato sauce and spread it evenly over the nest. Then pour a portion of the mayonnaise sauce over it, top it with mozzarella cheese and bake in a pre heated oven till the cheese melts and is light brown.
  2. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make 1 more baked noodle nest.
  3. Serve immediately.