September 18, 2011

Veg Noodles and Chilly Chicken

A perfect weekend meal combo for us - Sweetcorn Chicken soup, Veggie Noodles and Chilly Chicken. Can it get any better for someone who loves Indo-Chinese food !


Recipe for Veg Noodles

Chinese Noodles - 3 nests
Carrot - 1, peeled and cut to thin strips
Capsicum - 1, cut to thin strips after discarding the seeds
Onion - 1, sliced fine
Minced garlic - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 to 2 tbsp
Chinese 5 spice shake - 1/4 tsp (optional)
Pepper powder - 3/4 tsp or more to suit your taste
Soy sauce - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

1. Cook the noodles as per the pack instructions and drain to a colander. Keep it under running water for a few seconds and let it cool.
2. Heat oil in a wok or wide pan and add garlic followed by onion, carrots and capsicum. Saute for a couple of minutes, till they are crunchy.Add salt and pepper and mix well. Add soy sauce and spice shake and combine. 
3. Keep the stove on high, add the cooked noodles to the wok and toss well for a few minutes . 

Notes:  Use more veggies like green beans, cabbage and green peas.

Recipe for Chilly Chicken

For marination
Boneless Chicken - 500 gms, cut to strips or bite size pieces
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Corn flour - 2 tbsp
Soy sauce - 1.5 tbsp
Egg white (beaten) - of 1 egg
Chopped ginger and garlic - 1.5 tbsp each
Green chillies - 3 or 4
Salt to taste

For the sauce
Onions - 2, chopped
Green Capsicum - 1, diced
Finely chopped ginger and garlic - 1 tsp each
Kashmiri chilly powder or Paprika - 2 tsp mixed in a cup of water
Soy sauce - 1 tbsp
Tomato ketchup - 1 to 2 tbsp
Salt for the sauce
Oil for deep frying
Spring onions sliced - for garnishing

1. Grind together ginger garlic and green chillies with a little water to a smooth paste. Add all other ingredients for the marination to this paste and keep aside for minimum 1 hour.
2. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. Fry the chicken pieces till golden brown, do not fry more as chicken gets dry and hard. Drain and keep aside.
3. Take 1 to 2 tbsp of oil used for frying and heat it in another pan. Add onions, capsicum and salt and saute for a couple of minutes. Add ginger and garlic and saute again for 2-3 mins. Pour the chilly powder mixed it water. If you have a little marinade left over, add it too.When it starts boiling add, soy sauce and tomato ketchup. Combine well and add the fried chicken. Simmer for few minutes, till gravy thickens and chicken is coated well with sauce. Garnish with spring onions. Serve hot.

Recipe source: Chilly chicken from Maria's Menu

Sending this to What's For Friday dinner


  1. Nice recipes Ramya, I'm new to ur blog. Luvd the way u've managed it, need to get some blogger tips from u I guess :) Thanks for stopping by my blog and yaa will be following Ramyasrecipe. Happy Cooking!!!!

  2. Hi Ramya,Veg Noodles luks Yumm and the recipe is great.Its a perfect match with Chilli Chicken.Hope U had a great time.Cheers.

  3. delicious looking combination Ramya

    regards Akheela
    torviewtoronto and createwithmom

  4. My my this looks so delicious .that chilly chicken is just to drool ....yum

  5. love the chilly chicken....if iam paired with u on blog hop wednesdays....this will be the disH....BUT SORRY CANT WAIT TILL THEN...will TRY IT OUT THIS WEEK....
    looks yummm

  6. Nice chinese combo. My favourite dish. Both are looks mouthwatering.

  7. veg Noodles looks great...First time here and great space..

    do visit my space when time permits

  8. Slurp! The indo-chinese combo looks simply mouthwatering Ramya! Very delicious & juicy noodles & chicken!!

  9. OMG!!! Both dishes look absolutely mouthwatering!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  10. looks perfect.. bookmarking this..

  11. Omg, both makes me hungry,wonderful combo..

  12. Such a classic combo ~ looks total restuarant style!

  13. Yummy noodles .. so colorful.

    Fingerling potatoes - Yes the purple ones are also potatoes :)

  14. OMG makes me hungry,delicious combo..both looks awesome

  15. A delicious Indo-Chinese spread--- looks yummy and inviting!! Cheers

  16. Super combo. Mouthwatering ramya...


  17. Noodles and the chicken dish looks wonderful.Its making me crave for some right now.

  18. thats a mouthwatery ur cliks Ramya..:)
    Tasty Appetite

  19. Voww!!!!! both looks mouthwatery....
    i m dam hungry...
    will prepare dis weekend for sure....:)

  20. Mouthwatering pics! Thanks for trying the chilli chicken recipe & also for sharing it here :)


  21. wow!! Yummy!! & happy to be a follower of you....

  22. Love that chilli chicken! Looks great! Happy to follow u Ramya..

  23. Looks soo delicious!! First time on your lovely blog. Glad following you :)

  24. chili Chicken Looks Yummy!

  25. Wow! It is such an interesting guide to cooking good food.This recipe looks easy and one I will add to my list!
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