Friday, November 16, 2012

Vegetarian Chow Fun Noodles

In our family everybody loves noodles.So I always google for new noodle recipes.This recipe is adapted from website

The ingredients list is indeed long,but the final dish turned out so delicious and wholesome.


Flat fresh,rice noodles - 1/2 pound(Actual recipe uses fresh,flat rice noodles,but I substituted dry rice noodles and boiled in water till noodles were slightly soft)

Sesame oil - 1/4 cup

Extra  firm tofu -
1 (12-ounce) package
Garlic, finely minced -
2 cloves 

Shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced -2 (I used button mushroom)
Baby carrots, sliced -
¼ cup (I used a packet of fancy cut carrots,broccoli and snap peas)
Broccoli florets and stems, cut into small pieces-
1 cup
Palm sugar, freshly grated (or light brown sugar) -
1 tablespoon
Ginger garlic paste (see tips) -
1 tablespoon
Chili garlic sauce -
2 teaspoons
Black bean sauce -
1 teaspoon
Vegetarian mushroom flavored stir-fry sauce -
2 tablespoons
Dark soy sauce -
1/3 cup

Yellow onion, cut into thin wedges - 1

Salt - to taste
Black pepper, freshly ground -
½ teaspoon
Cilantro leaves, chopped -
¼ cup


In a wok,heat oil.Shallow fry the tofu till lightly brown and drain in paper towel.

In the same wok,heat 4 tablespoons of oil and add garlic and cook until fragrant, then add the onions, ginger garlic paste and carrots. Stir fry until they are slightly translucent, then add the broccoli. 

Drizzle with about ¼ cup water. Stir fry for about 2-3 minutes. Add the mushrooms. Season with salt. 

Toss well. Add the tofu, palm sugar, vegetarian mushroom flavored stir-fry sauce, chili garlic sauce and black bean sauce.

 Finish with the noodles and cilantro. Drizzle with soy sauce

Stir well and allow the noodles to soften for about 2 minutes. Transfer to a platter. 

Drizzle with a dash of sesame oil.

Garnish with more cilantro.


jmc said...

Very nice noodles

Priya said...

Super tempting,filling and delicious noodles,just love it.

Lubna Karim said...

I was wondering how you trimmed those vegetables...nice to know that u get those readymade....noodles look yum.....

Hema said...

Looking at it makes me hungry now..