Today we will learn how to make mixed Vegetable Noodles following this simple recipe. Popularly in Nepal, we call it Thukpa.
Vegetable noodles is a very popular Chinese cuisine . I don’t think there will be anyone who does not like noodles. It is so easy to prepare and also tastes good. In this recipe that I am sharing, I have added lots of vegetables to make it healthy. You can even use whole wheat noodles to make it super healthier.
Prep Time : 20 mins
Cook Time : 10 mins
Serves : 6 people
- Chinese noodle/thukpa -200gm
- Cabbage -100gm thinly slice (Julienne)
- Carrot -100 gm julienne
- Capsicum -100gm julienne
- Green bean -100gm julienne
- Zucchini -100gm julienne
- Mushroom -100gm slice
- Onion -100gm chop
- Ginger – 50gm paste
- Garlic – 50gm paste
- Green chilly – 3 piece
- Tomato – 200gm
- light soya sauce -2 tbs
- Mustard paste – 2 tbs
- Vinegar – 2 tbs
- Salt to taste
- Veg stock – 1 litre
- Black pepper to taste
- Oil as required
- For garnish, coriander leaf and spring onion stick
Bring water to boil adding a tsp of oil and 1/2 tsp of salt.Then add noodles to the boiling water. Stir it now and then to prevent noodles from sticking together. Do not over cook the noodles. It should be cooked al dente. Test it by tasting the noodles. It should be firm but not hard.
Drain the noodles in a colander and run cold water over it to prevent it from sticking to each other.
Cut all the vegetables. chop coriander, tomato (carrot, zucchini , cabbage, capsicum, mushroom green bean ) into thin slice julienne as shown below and keep it aside. This is a very important step.
Make the ginger, garlic paste.
Heat oil in a pan, add finely chopped onion, chopped green chilly and saute for 40 seconds.
Then add garlic, ginger paste, tomato and saute for a few more seconds on high flame followed by carrot, cabbage, zucchini, mushroom, green bean and capsicum, green pea.
Saute the vegetables on high flame. You should not over cook the vegetables ( it should retain the crunchiness). Then add soya sauce, mustard paste, vinegar and mix well. Add stock, salt, and pepper powder.
Then let it cook until boiling. After this soup boils, add cooked noodle.
Garnish with coriander leaf and finely sliced spring onion stick.
Enjoy your hot hot mixed vegetables noodles soup (Thukpa) in cold winter time.