Posts related to Asian/Indian

Chow Mein

Ingredients 250g rice noodles 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3-4 spring onions, sliced thinly diagonally 2.5cm piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 chicken breasts, cut into thin strips 125g mangetout 125g cooked ham cubes/cooked ham (shredded) 75g bean sprouts pepper Sauce: 2 teaspoons cornflour 8 tablespoons chicken stock or water 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons dry sherry 2 tablespoons sesame oil Cooking Instructions: Cook the rice noodles according to packet instructions. Meanwhile, make the sauce. Mix the cornflour with 2 tablespoons of stock or water to make a smooth paste, then stir in the rest of the stock or water, the soy sauce, sherry and sesame oil.

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Vegetable Biryani (Vegetarian)

Ingredients 250g long-grain rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 carrots, chopped 1 large potato, chopped 2.5cm piece of fresh root ginger 2 garlic cloves, crushed 150g **cauliflower **florets 100g green beans, cut in half 1 tablespoon hot curry paste 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon turmeric 150g natural yoghurt 25g raisins Cooking Instructions Cook the rice according to the packet instructions and drain Meanwhile, heat the oil in a saucepan, add the carrots, potato, ginger and garlic and fry for 10 minutes until soft. Stir in the cauliflower, beans, curry paste, turmeric and cinnamon and cook for 1 minute.

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Balti Chicken

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon chilli powder 2 tablespoons water 750g **chicken breast, **cubed 1 kg **tomatoes, **chopped salt 1 **green pepper, **cored, de-seeded and chopped 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic cloves 2 green chillies, chopped  Cooking Instructions: Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan, add the onion and fry until soft. Mix the turmeric, coriander, cumin and chilli powder in a bowl with the water. Stir in to the onion and simmer until the liquid has dried up – about 3-4 minutes.

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Chinese Stir-Fry Noodles

Ingredients 300g tofu 175g egg noodles 150g frozen peas 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 bunch of spring onions, sliced 300g pack mixed stir-fry veg (shredded cabbage, baby sweetcorn, beansprouts, pepers, whatever you want) 150ml hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons orange juice salt and pepper Cooking Instructions Drain the tofu, pat dry on kitchen paper and cut into small cubes Cook or soak the noodles following the packet instructions. Boil the frozen peas for 2 minutes then drain. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok. Fry the spring onions and ready-prepared vegetables, stirring, for 3-4 minutes until soft.

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