Hakka Noodles

You know the first thing that comes to mind when I think of rains and a cool weather are Dal vadas (an Indian dish made from moong dal) and Cornย (baarish me bhutta! Ahaa!).ย But this one day, the family and I wanted to have something spicy and garlicky and what better than something Chinese! And with the ingredients available at home – Hakka noodles was our best bet! Simple, easy, quick to make and amazingly tasty to have when served fresh and hot ๐Ÿ˜€ย 

So here is a simple and easy recipe for spicy and delicious Hakka noodles. Do try this ๐Ÿ˜€

Prep Time: 30 mins

Ingredients:

  1. 1 packet noodles
  2. 1 medium cabbage
  3. 2 small bell peppers (Green, yellow and red – as you like)
  4. 11/2 onions
  5. 2 carrots (chopped in small thin strips)
  6. Baby corns (Handful)
  7. 5-6 garlic cloves (minced)
  8. 2-3 green chillies )chopped finely)
  9. 1 tspn ginger paste
  10. 4 tspn oil
  11. 3-4 tspn soya sauce
  12. 2-3 tspn red chilli paste
  13. Salt to taste
  14. 3 tspn black pepper powder
  15. 1 tspn asafoetida powder

 

Method:

  1. Boil the noodles as mentioned in the packet. Otherwise follow the same steps as mentioned here for boiling the pasta.

    Boiled noodles and perfectly chopped veggies
    Boiled noodles and chopped veggies
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add the green chillies and garlic paste and saute it for a few seconds until the garlic gives out its smell. Add the ginger paste and asafoetida powder and saute it for a few seconds.ย 
  3. Add the onions and salt in the pan and stir fry them. Add all the vegetables – cabbage, carrots & bell peppers in that order and keep on stirring.ย (Note: Take care not to overcook the vegetables. You don’t want a soggy soup. They have to be crisp and firm)
  4. Add the boiled noodles, soya sauce, red chilli sauce and black pepper powder and toss everything well until all the ingredients are mixed properly. And lo! Your hakka noodles are ready!
Veg. Hakka noodles with veggies
Hakka noodles – see the veggies and that color from soya sauce?

 

Trust me – try this recipe out on a cool rainy day and it will not go wrong. That flavourful blend of garlic, chilli and all the veggies tossed with the noodles – its just perfect! Make it today for your kids and family and see the love ๐Ÿ˜€

Cheers!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. This is looking so appetizing…Just want to have a bite of it..

    1. thehappyfoods says:

      Thank you! It’s a very simple recipe. Do try it ๐Ÿ™‚

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