non sticky boiled noodles recipe
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how to cook noodles

method to make non sticky boiled noodles that can be used in any stir fry or noodle recipe. 
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: main course
Cuisine: indo chinese, world
Servings: 3
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 150 grams noodles
  • 1.25 litres water OR 5 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon oil for cooking noodles
  • ½ teaspoon salt for cooking noodles
  • some water for rinsing noodles


  • heat 5 to 6 cups water in a pan.
  • when the water comes to a boil, add salt.
  • next add oil. mix well.
  • then add the noodles.
  • boil till the noodles are cooked well.
  • check the doneness of noodles by pressing a few noodles or tasting them. they should be softened. 
  • you can even cook the noodles till al dente if you plan to stir fry the noodles for some more minutes later. for an al dente texture, there will be a slight bite in the cooked noodles.
  • once the noodles are cooked well, drain them in a colander or sieve.
  • then rinse the noodles in fresh water.
  • drain & keep aside the noodles. if you want you can even drizzle 1 to 2 teaspoon oil and mix it gently with the noodles.
  • let the noodles cool down at room temperature. then you can use them in any recipe like veg noodles or veg hakka noodles or mushroom noodles.