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
- 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.