Kolkata Street Style Chow Mein
Mixed Chow Mein
Chow Mein is a Chinese term for a dish of stir-fried noodles, of which there are many varieties. The cuisine is believed to have originated from the Chinese of Calcutta and Chinese food is still popular there. Chinatown in India still boasts a number of Chinese restaurants specializing in Hakka cuisine and Indian Chinese variants.
Ingredients for Mixed Chow Mein
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Preperation steps for Mixed Chow Mein
Boil the noodles and keep aside. Clean the prawns and marinate with salt and turmeric.
Now heat oil in a wok and fry the turmeric & salt marinated prawns and keep aside.
Marinate the chicken with ginger garlic paste, soya sauce, cornflour, salt and deep fry them and keep aside.
After that beat 2 eggs and fry them as scramble egg and keep aside them too. Now heat some more oil and add chopped garlic, fry for 2 some seconds and then add all the vegetables. But do not make them soft. We want them to be crispy .
When the vegetables become lightly fried add the fried chicken, prawns and scramble egg and some salt and pepper and boiled noodles and soy & chili sauce , tomato sauce, vinegar, ajinomoto too and stir fry for few minutes. Adjust salt & pepper to taste.
Garnish with chopped spring onion and serve.
Kolkata style mixed chow mein can be served with Chili Chicken or Chicken Manchurian.
Enjoy the snaps
- Serve Kolkata Mixed chow mein adding some tomato ketchup on top.
- You can add chopped cucumber and onion on the top along with ketchup.
- Chow mein can be serve with chili chicken too.