Crispy noodles

Posted on June 19, 2009. Filed under: Snacks | Tags: , , |

Deep fried noodles topped with a sweet and sour caramelised onion sauce.

Cooking Time : 15 min.
Preparation Time : 10

Serves 4.

Ingredients
60 grams raw rice noodles
1 cup tofu or paneer, cut into strips
oil for deep frying
For the sauce
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 onion, sliced
1 tablespoon soya sauce
4 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup Vegetable Stock
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
2 tablespoons oil
salt to taste
For the garnish
1/2 cup red cabbage, diced
1/3 cup bean sprouts
1 spring onion, chopped
1/2 cup cauliflower florets
1 fresh red chilli, slit
Method
1. Heat the oil and deep fry the raw noodles till golden. Drain and keep aside.
2. Deep fry the tofu till crisp. Drain and keep aside.
For the sauce
1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the garlic and onion and saute till brown.
2. Add the soya sauce, sugar, lemon juice, stock and salt and stir till the mixture begins to caramelise.
3. Add the fried tofu, chilli powder and mix well.
How to proceed
1. Pour over the fried noodles, just before serving.
2. Serve garnished with the red cabbage, bean sprouts and spring onion and cauliflower and top with the red chilli.
Tips
Pour the sauce over the noodles just before serving to avoid the crisp noodles from turning soggy.
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