Vegetable Chow Mein, Chinese Chow Mein

Vegetable Chow Mein, Chinese Chow Mein

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A popular Chinese preparation of stir-fried noodles, the Chau-Mèing became popular all over the world, and the name got gradually simplified to Chow Mein!

Here is a flavourful and sumptuous Vegetable Chow Mein recipe that combines boiled and crisped Hakka noodles with sweet and spicy hoisin sauce, and crunchy and colourful vegetables.

The flavour of hoisin sauce is quite unique and resonates strongly in this dish.

Vegetable Chow Mein, Chinese Chow Mein recipe - How to make Vegetable Chow Mein, Chinese Chow Mein

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Vegetables
1/2 cup sliced onions
2 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup carrot juliennes
1/2 cup diagonally cut and parboiled baby corn
1 cup sliced mushrooms (khumbh)
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Together Into A Sauce
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
1 tbsp cornflour
1 cup water

For The Noodle Base
3 cups boiled hakka noodles
2 tbsp oil

For the vegetables

    For the vegetables
  1. Heat the oil in a wok or a broad non-stick pan, add the onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, baby corn, mushrooms and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the bean sprouts and the prepared sauce, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

For the noodle base

    For the noodle base
  1. In a broad non-stick pan 175 mm. (7") in diameter, heat 1 tbsp of oil, add the noodles and spread them evenly to form a flat base. Cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour.
  2. Put the remaining 1 more tbsp of oil on it and carefully turn the noodles and cook on a medium flame for another 8 to 10 minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour.

How to serve

    How to serve
  1. Just before serving, re-heat the vegetables.
  2. Slide the noodle base on a serving plate, top with the vegetables and serve immediately.


वेजिटेबल चाऊ मीन
 on 23 Nov 16 02:26 PM

Vegetable Chow Mein Haka noodles fry kark gravy with green vegetable aaj kal sabhi ko pasad aaraha hai bachcho ka panpasad hai
Vegetable Chow Mein
 on 20 May 16 04:06 PM

Plz tel me wat is hoisin sauce???
Tarla Dalal
20 May 16 05:06 PM
   Hi Pratima, Below is the link that will help you to understand the ingredient in a better way.
Vegetable Chow Mein
 on 17 Mar 15 04:33 PM

Crispy crunchy noodles, with veggies tossed in sweet and sour sauce, was a perfect meal for my family. I made it following the exact recipe, it turned out excellent.
Vegetable Chow Mein
 on 14 Mar 13 09:12 AM

Noodles topped with yummy healthy vegetables and flavored with hoisin sauce. All I can say is that use plenty of this lovely sauce.