American Chop Suey
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American Chop Suey

Ingredients for Indian Style American chop suey

  • Noodles – 100 grams
  • Corn flour- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Capsicum – ½ cup (finely chopped)
  • French beans – ½ cup (finely chopped)
  • Oil – for frying
  • Cabbage – ½ cup
  • Sprouted moong dal – less than ½ cp
  • Tomato sauce – 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Soya sauce – 1.5 tsp
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp or as per taste
  • Vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Chilly sauce – ½ tsp
  • Sweet Tulsi – 5 to 6 sprigs

How to Make American Chop Suey

Take 3 to 4 cups of water in any vessel and place it for heating. When water starts heating, add 1 to 1.5 tsp oil and ½ tsp salt into it. After this cut the noodles and place in the boiling water and cook until they get slightly soft. Within 5 to 6 minutes, noodles get ready. Strain the noodles with a sieve and wash them with cold water. Boiled and non gooey noodles are ready.

When noodle cools, add 1 to 1.5 tsp corn flour in to in and mix well.

Preheat oil in a pan. When oil is sufficiently hot, place the noodles with circular motion giving it a shape of round plate. When fried from one side, flip the side and fry from the other side as well until crispy. Take out the fried noodles in a plate and likewise fry rest of the noodles as well.

Take 2 tbsp oil in the pan and remove the rest. Add carrots, beans, capsicum, cabbage and sprouted moong dal in the hot oil. Stir the vegetables constantly and sauté on high flame for 2 minutes until they get crispy.

Now add 1 cup water, soya sauce, chilly sauce, tomato sauce, salt and let it simmer. Finely chop sweet Tulsi and add it as well. Add 2 to 3 tbsp water in corn flour to make a smooth batter. Now add vinegar and mix really well. Cook for 2 to 3 more minutes on low flame.

Turn off the flame and take out sauce in a bowl. For serving, take one round of fried noodles and place it over a plate. Pour the sauce over it and serve steaming hot. You’ll definitely relish this crispy noodles and spicy sauce.

Suggestion-

  • For making vegetable sauce, you can use any other vegetable as per your preference like cauliflower, baby corn, mushrooms and so on. Chilly sauce can be increased or decreased as per your taste.
  • For 3 to 4 members
  • Time – 45 minutes