Schezwan Noodles Video by Tarla Dalal

Schezwan Noodles Video by Tarla Dalal

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The Schezuan sauce is one of the best known oriental ingredients, served as an accompaniment to varied snacks and starters at even small restaurants. Imagine a noodle preparation that stars this popular ingredient. Without a doubt it will be just as popular! Indeed, the Schezuan Noodles, prepared with sautéed veggies, perfectly cooked noodles, classic Schezuan sauce and homemade chilli oil, is an all-time favourite recipe, which you can prepare quickly and easily in your own kitchen. Here is how...

Recipe Description for Schezwan Noodles , Chinese Schezuan Noodles Recipe

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Makes 4 servings
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For The Chilli Oil
1/2 cup oil
7 to 8 whole dry kashmiri red chillies

For The Noodles
3 tbsp oil
1 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
3/4 cup shredded cabbage
3/4 cup thinly sliced capsicum
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
1/2 cup bean sprouts
salt to taste
2 cups boiled noodles
1/2 cup schezwan sauce
1 tbsp chilli oil , recipe above


For the chilli oil

  1. Heat the oil in a deep pan on a high flame till it smokes.
  2. Add the chillies, cover with a lid immediately and remove from the flame.
  3. Strain it using a sieve and keep aside.

For the noodles

  1. To make the {span class="bold1"}schezwan noodles{/span}, heat the oil in a wok/kadhai on a high flame, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the cabbage, capsicum, carrots, bean sprouts and salt, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the noodles, schezuan sauce, toss well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the chilli oil, toss well and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Serve the {span class="bold1"}schezwan noodles{/span} immediately.

Handy tip:

  1. Store the remaining chilli oil in a glass bottle and use as required.
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