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American Chopsuey with vegetables

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 packs - crispy Chinese noodles
  • 1-2 cups - mixed cut veggies like carrot, broccoli, snow peas, cabbage, mushrooms, baby Corn etc (use a veg stir-fry pack if available)
  • 4-5 - Red Chillies cut vertically
  • 1 - large Onion cut into thin strips
  • 2 tsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp - Peanut Butter
  • 2 tbsp - Soya sauce
  • 3 tbsp - Chilli sauce
  • 2/3 cup - Tomato puree
  • A pinch of white pepper
  • 2 tsp - Sugar
  • Ajinomoto to taste (salt will do fine if ajinomoto is not available)
  • 4 -5 tbsp - Oil for seasoning, more oil for frying the noodles

How to Make

  • Steam the vegetables till they lose their rawness.
  • Heat the oil in a wok and add the onions.
  • Fry till translucent.
  • Now add the ginger garlic paste, chillies and fry well again.
  • Add the steamed vegetables and mix well.
  • Add the tomato puree, soya sauce, chilli sauce, peanut butter, white pepper , salt or ajinomoto and sugar.
  • Mix well and allow to simmer for some time.
  • Now cook the noodles per instructions and drain completely to get rid of any extra water and allow to cool.
  • Fry the noodles till they are crisp in oil.
  • Mix these crispy fried noodles with the vegetable gravy.
  • Serve hot.
  • If you find the gravy too watery for your liking, mix a spoonful of corn flour in about 3 tsp of water and add this to the steamed vegetables when the gravy is still simmering.