Restaraunt style noodles mYou can make Restaurant style Chicken chow mein at home. Your family will like it. Try it today and give me your feedback.

INGREDIENTS:

Noodles1 packet
Chicken bone less1/2 kg
Carrots2 medium, julienne cut
Bell pepper/ capsicum1 large, julienne cut
Cabbage1 cup, thinly sliced
Garlic cloves6-7, crushed
Sesame oil or vegetable oil3-4 tbsp
Soya sauce6 tbsp
Chili sauce6 tbsp or to tatse
Saltto tatse
Red chili flakes1 tsp
Chinese salt1 tsp
Black pepper1/2 tsp
Spring onion ,green part1/4 cup

METHOD:

  • Boil noodles and set aside.
  • In a Wok or pot add 1/2 tsp oil and fry all bell peppers. Take it out and add 1/2 tsp oil in wok again, now stir fry cabbage. Take it out.
  • Add 1/2 tsp oil and onion, stir fry them and take tem out.
  • Stir fry carrots in 1/2 tsp oil and take it out.
  • In wok add 1 tsp  sesame oil, soya sauce, chili sauce, black pepper, Chinese salt, salt, chili flakes and half garlic. Cook for few minutes till thick. Take it out.
  • In a wok add oil and garlic, stir it. After a minute add chicken and cook for few minutes till tender.
  • Add noodles and stir.
  • Add all vegetables one by one. Stir for few seconds.
  • In the end add spring onion and remove from heat.
  • You can garnish with sesame seeds and serve.
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  • Enjoy.
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AMERICAN CHOPSUEY

chopsuey mAmerican Chopsuey is one of the very popular dish here In Pakistan. Crispy crunchy noodles with delicious sauce is appealing for kids. This recipe is adopted from Shireen Anwer cookbook 🙂

INGREDIENTS:

  • Egg Noodles    1 packet
  • Chicken             2 breast fillets, cut in cubes.
  • Prawns              1/2 cup
  • Salt                     to tatse
  • White pepper   1 tsp
  • Garlic                 1 tsp, chopped
  • Ketchup             1/4 cup
  • Vinegar              2 tbsp
  • Chili garlic sauce  3 tbsp.
  • Sugar                  2 tbsp
  • Corn flour          4 tbsp
  • Chicken stock   2 cups
  • Capsicum          1 , medium cut in julienne cut
  • Onion                 1, medium in julienne cut
  • Cabbage             1 cup   in julienne cut
  • Carrot                 1 medium, cut in julienne
  • Spring onion     1/2 cup
  • Fried egg            1, for garnish
  • Oil                       as required.

METHOD:

  • Boil noodles and drain water.  Fry them in oil till crispy.
  • In a bowl marinate chicken and prawns with 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp white pepper and 2 tbsp. corn flour. Set aside for 20 minutes.
  • In a pan add 3 tbsp oil and garlic. Sauté for few minutes. Now add chicken and prawns. Cook till tender.
  • Add all spices and sauces except chicken stock and corn flour. Mix well. Add vegetables and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken stock and dissolve corn flour in 5 tbsp water and mix in mixture. It will become thick.
  • In a platter spread fried noodles and top them with delicious sauce.
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  • Garnish with egg and serve.
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  • Enjoy 🙂
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shashlik mChicken Shashlik is one of the most popular dish here in Pakistan. Normally serve with Fried rice specially in winter season. Shashlik means meat in skewer. It was made with meat originally. But now a days we use cubes of chicken. My kids love this dish.

INGREDIENTS FOR SHASHLIK:

Chicken cut in cubes1/2 kg
Mustard paste1 tsp
Saltto taste
Ketchup3 tbsp
garlic paste1 tbsp
Crushed red chilies 1 tbsp
Sugar2 tsp
Soya sauce2 tbsp
Oyster sauce2 tbsp
Vinegar2 tbsp
Oilfor frying
Capsicum cut in cubesas needed
Tomatoes cut in cubesas needed
Onion cut in cubesas needed
Shashlik sticksas needed

METHOD:

  • Marinate chicken with all spices and leave it for an hour or two.
  • Take a wooden skewer and insert onion, capsicum and tomatoes (should be in cubes) then chicken cube. Repeat this sequence.
  • In a pan spray oil and fry till well cooked. You can bake or grill them too.
  • Arrange on platter and serve with sauce or drizzle on top of Shashlik.

INGREDIENTS FOR SAUCE:

Tomatoes6 large size
Saltto tatse
Garlic paste1 tbsp
Crushed red chili 1/2 tsp
Crushed black pepper1/2 tsp
Red chili powder1/2 tsp
Sugar2 tbsp
Oil2 tbsp
Water1 cup

METHOD:

  • In a pot add water and tomatoes in halves. Boil for 5 minutes and cover with the lid.  Turn off the flame and remove skin of tomatoes.
  • Let them cool, grind and set aside.
  • In a pan add oil and garlic mince. Sauté and add tomato paste in it. Stir and add all spices.
  • Mix spices well and let sauce cook till thick.
  • Serve with Shahlik and Fried Rice.
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CHICKEN/ BEEF CHILLI

CHICKEN BEEF CHILIES MThis recipe is easy to make and delicious in taste. You will love the aroma of Hot and Spicy Chilies along with Spiced rice. Must try recipe.

INGREDIENTS:

Beef /chicken1/2 kg
Onion1 medium
Green chilies10-12
Black pepperto taste
Saltto taste
Soya sauce3 tbsp
Vinegar2 tbsp
Corn flour3 tbsp
Chinese salt1 tbsp. (optional)
Chicken stock2 cups
Oilless then 1 cup

METHOD:

  • If you are using beef, then cut length wise and add water, salt and pepper. Boil till tender.
  • If you are using Chicken then cut thin long stripes and set aside.
  • Cut onion slices.
  • Cut green chilies length wise.
  • In a pan add oil and onion, stir till soft.
  • Add meat and chilies. Stir till well cooked.
  • Add all other ingredients and mix well. Now add chicken stock and cook for few minutes.
  • Dissolve corn flour in water and add in meat. Mix till become thick, remove from stove.
  • Enjoy hot .
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This recipe is a bit different from other Chowmein recipes and I am sure you will like tis and make it today for your kids.

INREDIENTS:

Noodles1 packet
Chicken1 cup
Vegetables (capsicum, carrot, peas, mushrooms)1-1/2 cup
Green chilles3-4
Garlic cloves2-3
Onion copped1 medium
Soya sauce2 tbsp
Saltto taste
Black pepper1 tsp
Chicken stock1 cup
Corn flour2 tbsp
Oil1/4 cup

METOD:

  • Boil noodles. and set aside.
  • In a pan add oil and onion, fry till light brown then add garlic minced and stir for few seconds.
  • Add chicken and fry till tender.
  • Now add vegetables and all spices.
  • Dissolve corn flour in chicken stock and add in chicken and vegetables.
  • Stir for few minutes and then add noodles.
  • Ready to serve 🙂
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wingsmRecipe by Chef Mehbob, Serve these with fried rice or garlic rice will give a great taste and your family will love this combo. Try this recipe today.

INGREDIENTS:

Chicken wings8 nos
Oil2 tbsp
Garlic2 cloves , chopped
Ketchup3 tbsp
Lemon juice1 tbsp
Saltto taste
Whole red chili4 nos
Talhar chili6 nos
Red chili flakes1 tbsp
Capsicum1 ,cut in cubes
Tomato1, cut in cubes
Onion1, cut in cubes
Coriander leaves2 tbsp
Chili garlic sauce3 tbsp
Green chili1 ,chopped

METHOD:

  • In a pan cook whole red chili, talhar chili and red chili flakes in 1 cup of water.
  • Cook till soft then grind them. Set aside.
  • In oil fry chopped garlic and then add wings and fry till color change.
  • Add salt, ketchup 2 tbsp and lemon juice and stir well.
  • Add water 1/2 cup and cover with lid and cook for 10 minutes till tender.
  • Now add Chili sauce which we prepared first, then vegetables. Stir and add chili garlic sauce 1tbsp and ketchup 1 tbsp and mix well.(You can omit vegetables from recipe)
  • Serve with rice.

HAKKA NOODLES

h n mI consider Hakka Noodles as a desi style Noodles. This is chef Zakir’s recipe and like all other recipes this is also a super hit recipe of him.

INGREDIENTS:

Chicken boneless in cubes1 cup
Capsicum1 medium size
Cabbage1 cup
Saltto taste
Red chilli flakes1 tsp
Oyster sauce1 tbsp
Chilli garlic sauce3 tbsp
Ketchup3 tbsp
Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp
Soya sauce1 tbsp
Garlic clove minced2 large
Oil1/4 cup
Egg noodles or spaghetti 1 packet
Spring onion3 tbsp

METHOD:

  • Boil noodles/ spaghetti and set aside.
  • Cut all vegetables  and chicken in cubes. Set aside.
  • In a deep pan add oil and garlic mince, saute it for few seconds then add chicken cubes and stir it. Cook till tender.
  • Now add all sauces and spices, stir and add vegetables. Mix well.
  • Add boiled noodles and Mix well.
  • Sprinkle spring onion and mix.
  • Serve hot.
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BEEF CHILLI FRIED RICE

beef friedmainFried rice is all age favorite. This popular dish is very easy and quick to put together if you have leftover boiled rice. Just cut vegetables and prepare aromatic rice in few minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

Beef undercut 200 g
Rice2 cups
Spring onion/ green onion2
Capsicum1
Carrot1
Garlic clove4
Eggs3
Worcester sauce 2 tbsp
Black pepper powderto taste
White pepper1/2 tsp
Saltto taste
Oilas needed

METHOD:

  • Boil rice or use left over rice if you have.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute garlic mince, fry meat and cook till tender. (I normally boil meat first , you can keep boiled meat in freezer and use when want to cook rice).
  • After frying add green chillies cut longitudinal 3-4  stir and add beaten eggs and cook. Now add all vegetables.
  • Add rice and all spices. Cook on high flame for 5 minutes.
  • Serve Hot.
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EASY PEASY PASTA


I picked this recipe from the book of Chef Zakir , its not only tasty but also very easy. As you know pasta is a very good partener of other nutritious food and its great to pair pasta with vegetables, meat ,beans ,olive oil and much more.

INGREDIENTS:

pasta   as needed  (boil as directed on the box)or  2 cups boiled

boiled chicken  as needed or 1 cup

carrot  1  large cut in cubes

capsicum    1  large  cut in cubes

cabbage     1  cup shred

onion   1  small

garlic   2  cloves  small

white pepper    1/2 tsp

black pepper    1 tsp

salt

oyster sauce   1 tbsp

soya  sauce   2 tbsp

oil     2 tbsp

METHOD:

In a pan add oil and onion , saute it and add crushed garlic.Garlic will give a different aroma to your pasta,now add boiled chicken fry it and add vegetables but keep in your mind carrot should be boiled.Cook well on high flame then add pasta and all spices and sauces , mix well .Just cook for 2-3 mins and serve.


Jalfrezi  along with fried rice, a very tasty combination .In my opinion those who do not like Chinese cuisine because of less mirch masalas can easily consume this dish. Like in my family most of the people do not like Chinese but Jalfrezi is their favorite of all.

INGREDIENTS FOR JALFRAZI:

chicken in cubes  1/2 kg

onion cut in cubes      2 medium

capsicum   cut in cubes     2 medium size

tomato     cut in cubes   3 medium

green chilli   3-4  slitted

oil   3 tbsp

yogurt   1/2 cup

salt

Chinese salt   1 tsp

black ppr freshly ground   1 tsp

red chilli powder   1 tsp

haldi/turmeric  1/2 tsp

corn flour   1 tbsp

soya seeds  1/4 tsp

METHOD:

Cook half tomatoes in oil till mashy then add chicken cubes and all spices on high flame, add yogurt also. Stir constantly as soon as chicken’s color change ,add 3 tbsp water and cover the lid …let it cook till chicken tender .Now add capsicum ,onion ,tomatoes n green chillies ,mix all well give 5 mins to vegetables,do not over cook the vegetables and  dish it out….serve with rice….

SIMPLE FRIED RICE

INGREDIENTS:

boiled rice   3 cups

peas   1 cup

capsicum   1  large in cube cut

cabbage   1/2 cup

carrot    1/4 cup chopped

onion   1  small  chopped

soya sauce  2 tbsp

salt

black ppr  1 tsp

white ppr  1/2 tsp

eggs   2

spring onion handful    if u want to add

METHOD:

In a pan add oil and heat it up then add beaten eggs in it , fry them .Take them out and add vegetables saute them ….now add rice and all other spices, mix well with light hand in, the end mix eggs in it…. serve hot.