American Chopsuey -- desi version

American Chopsuey is one of my favorite vegetarian dish which is crispy and tangy in nature. Crispiness comes from the fried noodles and tangyness comes from the sauce which is topped on it. Originally in America, American Chopsuey is based on pasta and meat but in India we get this American Chopsuey in vegetarian version with crispy noodles.In India  you can find this dish under Indo Chinese recipes in restaurant menu. 
American Chopsuey is easy to make and having one step more (frying noodles) compare to other noodle based recipes.Boil the noodles, then fry it till crispy, make sauce with your favorite veggies in it and serve. While serving, first layer the noodles, then pour the sauce on it. Omelet on top is optional while serving the dish. American Chopsuey can be served as side dish or main dish.

Level: Easy
Total time: 1 hour
Serves: 2-4
1 cup = 250ml


Noodle Base
Egg Noodles: 200gms
Salt: 1 teaspoon
Water for boiling
Oil for frying

Tomato Ketchup: 1/4 cup
Soya sauce: 1 tablespoon
Lime Juice: 1 tablespoon
Chilli Sauce: 1/2 teaspoon
Black pepper powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Sugar: 1/2 teaspoon
China Salt: 1/4 teaspoon
Ginger chopped: 1 teaspoon
Garlic chopped: 1 teaspoon
Oil: 2 tablespoon
Corn Starch : 2 tablespoons
Chopped Veggies lengthwise: 2 cups (carrots, bell peppers, cabbage)

Omelet (optional) 


Noodle Base:
Boil the noodle according to the pack instructions.
Drain water and pour it on kitchen towel, this will soak th water.
Fry the noodle until crispy and keep it a side.

In a pan heat oil and add Ginger and Garlic, fry for 20 secs and add all the finely chopped veggies. Fry for 2 mins and then add tomato ketchup,chilli sauce, soya sauce, black pepper, lime juice and sugar and cook for a minute.
Add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil and reduce flame and cook 2-3 minutes.
Mix corn starch in water and add to the sauce mixture and cook till the mixture thickens up.

In a serving plate, place noodle, then pour the sauce on it and then top it with omelet.

You can add finely chopped any meat for a non vegetarian version. 

Yummy...Wanna try....let set go....

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