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Imperial Noodle Basket

This is one of the most tastiest Noodle basket I have ever tasted . A very easy preparation which can be prepared easily . I have used broccoli , bean sprouts , baby carrots as I  had  in hand when I prepared it , but you may prepare this with the veggies you have  . You may also add colored capsicum to make it colorful and tasty .


Recipe adapted from : Tarla Dalal



Ingredients for the noodles basket :

Half cooked Noodles – 2 cups

Cornflour – 2 tsp

Salt – to taste

For the stuffing :

Onion – 1 ,sliced

Broccoli – 5-6 florets

Baby carrots – 7 ,8

Garlic – 1 tbsp, chopped finely

Green chilly -1 , chopped

Iceberg lettuce or cabbage –  1/4 cup

Mushroom – 200 g , sliced

Sprouted bean sprouts –  1/4 cup (optional )

Spring onions – 1/2 cup ,chopped

Soya sauce – 1 tsp

Cornflour – 1 tbsp , dissolved  in 2 tbsp water

Salt – to taste

Method to make noodle basket :

  1. Spread the noodles on a kitchen towel and dab them lightly to absorb all the moisture.
  2. Sprinkle cornflour and salt on the noodles and toss lightly.
  3. Divide them into  equal portions and place one portion of the noodles in a strainer in a single layer to make a basket.
  4. Heat the oil, hold the noodles in the strainer on top and pour the hot oil in the strainer, using a ladle, to fry the basket.
  5. Keep pouring the oil on all sides until the noodles are golden brown.
  6. Remove carefully from the strainer and place on absorbent kitchen paper.
  7. Repeat with remaining noodles to make  more baskets.
  8. Keep aside.




Method for the stuffing:

  1. Heat the oil in a wok on a high flame, add the garlic and green chillies and sauté for a minute.
  2. Add all the vegetables, except the lettuce , and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes.
  3. If using cabbage blanch it and keep it aside .
  4. Blanch Broccoli and keep it ready .
  5. Lower the flame, add the salt, soya sauce, cornflour mixture and ¼ cup of water and simmer till the vegetables are half cooked and until it becomes dry .
  6. Lastly add bean sprouts ,spring onion greens , blanched broccoli , take a small boil and mix it well .

How to proceed

  1. Put ¼th of the shredded lettuce or cabbage in each noodle basket and top with ¼th of the stuffing.
  2. Serve immediately.



About SaiGeetha Pai

I am Saigeetha, a homemaker, food blogger, baker and a cook. Cooking is my passion.

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