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Sesame Noodles with Peanut Sauce
Noodles - 200 gms/ 1 packet, cooked as per instructions on pack
Sesame (Til)oil – 3 tbsp
Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
To make peanut sauce:
Ginger (Adrak) – 1 big piece finely sliced lengthways
Garlic (Lehsun) – 3 cloves, finely chopped
Green onions (Hare pyaaz) – 3 finely chopped
Chilli flakes/ dried red chillies (Sukhi Lal Mirch) ground – ½ tsp
Soya sauce – ¼ cup
Sugar (Cheeni) – 2 tbsp
Peanuts (Moongphali) – 1 cup, roasted and ground
Sesame seeds (Til) – 1 tbsp, roasted
Green onions (Hare Pyaaz) – 1tbsp, finely chopped
Peanuts (Moongphali) – 1 tbsp, roasted and ground
Step 1 - Grind garlic, ginger and green onions first, in a mixer. Then add chilli flakes, soya sauce, sugar and peanuts and grind all together to make a smooth paste. (To ensure, that all ingredients become a proper paste and mix well, blending is done step-wise).This is called peanut sauce.
Step 2 – In a wok, heat 2 tbsp of til oil and add noodles. Stir without breaking the noodles. Add the base sauce or peanut sauce and mix well.
Step 3 – Add salt and cook the noodles in the sauce. Garnish with green onions, sesame, peanuts and serve.