This Burnt garlic noodles are normal Chinese noddles flavored with garlic.Here burnt garlic does not mean that garlic in it is burnt during preparation but its a special cooking technique used in mostly for Chinese cooking to give a nice taste and flavor to the dish.Here the garlic is cooked in oil for some mins on very low fire which gives the dish a very nice flavor and taste.This is a very simple recipe, but frying garlic on low heat makes it very tasty.So do try it.
- 100 grams Hakka noodles
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
- 1 cup sliced cabbage
- 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
- 1/2 cup chopped spring onions
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced capsicum
- 1 table spoon finely chopped garlic
- 1/2 tea spoon pepper powder
- 2 tea spoon soya sauce
- 1 tea spoon chilly sauce
Heat 5-6 cups of water in a vessel and when it starts boiling add little salt and 2 tea spoon oil in it. Add the noodles and let them get cooked for 5-6 mins till done.Then drain the water and keep them under running cold water for some time.Drain them and keep them aside.
Now heat a non stick pan and add 2-3 tea spoon of oil. Keep the heat very very low. Add the chopped garlic and saute it on very low flame for 5 mins till its flavor infuses in the oil. Saute continuously and keep the flame low.This process is very important as it gives the main flavor in it.
Now when garlic flavor is infused fully in the oil and it has turned light brown add chopped carrot and spring onion whites.Saute for a min and add chopped capsicum, mushroom, spring onion greens and cabbage.Saute them all on high flame for 2-3 mins.
Then add soya sauce, salt,chilli sauce and toss well. Add the boiled noodles and mix them well with the veges. Add pepper powder and toss again for few seconds.Add more seasonings if you like and toss on high heat for 2 mins.
Burnt garlic noodles are ready.Serve them hot.
Preparation Time: 15 mins