Hi friends with the lockdown in force we have no choice but to cook, cook and only cook for everyone at home. Specially with kids at home it becomes difficult to satisfy their food demands. One such food item is chinese bhel which is very popular amongst youngsters as a in between snack. This is basically a Indian street side food and only the name is chinese it is actually Indian originated time pass snack. Make this at home very easily and give into this one demand of your kid. I have used homemade schezwan chutney you can use readymade also. Lets get eating then..
Hakka Noodles – 200 grams
Cabbage (Shredded or cut vertically) – 1 cup
Capsicum (Chopped in julienne) – 1 small
Onion (Sliced) – 1 large
Carrot (Chopped in julienne) – 1/2 cup
Tomato (de-seeded) (sliced) – 1 medium
Spring Onions (white) (sliced) – 3 onions
Spring onion (greens) (finely chopped) – 1/2 cup
Red Chilly sauce – 1 tbsp
Soya Sauce – 1 tbsp
Tomato Ketchup – 1 tbsp
Schezwan Chutney – 2 tbsp
Powdered sugar – 1 tsp
Water – 4 cups
oil – for frying
Salt – 1 tsp
1) In a wide pan add the water and bring it to boil. In this add salt and around 1 tsp oil and mix it. The add the noodles and let it cook till soft. Strain and spread and keep it aside till it is completely dry.
2) Take another pan add oil to it. Let it become warm. Now add the boiled noodles to this and fry till crisp. Do not make the oil too hot or else the noodles will burn. Once fried keep aside to cool.
3) In a bowl add the fried noodles and all the chopped vegetables except the spring onion greens. Then add the soya sauce, chilly sauce, ketchup and schezwan chutney, powdered sugar and mix everything together. Add the spring onion greens at last and mix it all together.
4) Serve immediately or else the noodles will become soft.
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