Vegetarian Chinese Noodles Recipe

Vegetable Noodles Recipe

This Chinese noodles recipe is a vegetarian noodles recipe. Noodles are a favorite of most children. Stringing, sucking, rolling the noodles around the fork provides them with lot of fun as well as the nutrition.

Chinese noodles, whole wheat based noodles are healthier than the white flour based noodles. You also have a choice of egg noodles and egg less noodles.

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Many kids do not like to eat their veggies in any form but make an exception to the vegetable noodles.

My daughter loved noodles but did not like the vegetables.

I started adding one vegetable at a time and slowly, she did not mind a few vegetables in the noodles. And then she started to eat vegetables in other dishes too. I just needed to be more patient.

So if your child is not eating veggies, have patience. In the meantime make this vegetable noodle recipe with a few vegetables and see if your child likes it.

Ready to make and eat noodle packs such as Maggie, Top Ramen etc. are available along with their own spice mix of different flavors.

You also get atta(whole wheat flour) noodles with curry flavor. When you use plain noodles, you can make and use your own spice mix according your choice and taste.

How to make Chinese noodles - Vegetable Noodles?

Ingredients Vegetarian chinese noodles for 2 servings:

  • Noodles - 200 gms
  • Water - 4-5 cups
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp or to taste.
  • Butter or vegetable oil - 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Tomato ketchup - 1 tbsp
  • Soya sauce (optional) - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder (optional) - 1/4 tsp

Vegetables you can use in noodles

Vegetables mix from a few/all vegetables given below. You can use any 2-3 or all vegetables. More is good here.

First add the ones your child already likes and then add one more at a time.

  • Onion, sliced thin - 2 tbsp
  • Carrot - cut juliennes (thin sticks) - 1 tbsp
  • Tomato chopped - 1 tbsp
  • Green beans chopped - 1 tbsp
  • Fresh peas - shelled - 1 tbsp
  • Cabbage - shredded - 1 tbsp
  • Capsicum - cut in thin strips - 1 tbsp

Making vegetable Chinese noodles

  1. Heat water till it starts boiling. Add noodles to the water and let boil for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Drain and add to a bowl. Add 1/2 tbsp oil and keep aside till needed.
  3. In a pan, heat 1 tbsp oil, add chopped ginger, garlic and onion. Sautee for 2 minutes.
  4. Add beans. Cook for 2 minutes stirring. Add cabbage, capsicum, green peas. Cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper powder, ketchup, Soya sauce. Mix well.
  6. Place the boiled noodles on a serving plate. Add the cooked vegetables mix on the top of the noodles in a heap. Serve immediately piping hot.
  7. You may also add the noodles to the frying pan and mix with the vegetables before serving. It tastes great that way too.


Check if your store bought noodles contain salt and add accordingly.

For variation, Leave out pepper powder, tomato ketchup, soya sauce and add curry powder or rasam powder. It is a tasty change from the usual noodles

Do try this Chinese noodles recipe. I am sure you and your family will enjoy this.

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