This is a delicious Meatball Noodles recipe in which meatballs are dipped in tangy sauce and combined with egg noodles. I have added in veggies like carrot, green and red bell pepper. But it is completely optional.
Preparation time : 20 minutes
Cooking time :40 minutes
- Spaghetti / noodles – 200 gms
- eggs – 3
- garlic – 3 cloves (finely chopped)
- spring onion – 1
- Onion – 1
- chicken stock (optional ) – 1 cube
- soy sauce – 2.5 tablespoon
- ketchup – 4 tablespoon
- thai chilly sauce – 2.5 teaspoon
- vinegar – 1 tablespoon
- salt , pepper
- butter – 1 stick
- carrot – 1/2 (julienne cut) (optional)
- green/red bell peppers – 1/4 each (julienne cut) (optional)
For meatballs :
- Chicken mince – 250 gms
- Cashew nuts – 1 tablespoon
- Onion – 1
- Lemon – 1
- Jeera powder – 2 teaspoon
- Red Chilly powder – 1 tablespoon
- coriander leaves – 2 tablespoon
- egg – 1
- Cheese – 3-4 tablespoon (grated )
To make meatballs :
Step 1 : Grind together cashew nuts, onion , lemon juice , jeera powder , chilly powder, coriander leaves and salt. Transfer it into a mixing bowl.
Step 2 : Add chicken mince to it.combine well.
Step 3: Whisk egg in a seperate bowl and add to the above chicken mince mixture. Finally add some grated cheese. Mix well. Make lemon sized balls.
Step 4 : Heat oil for deep frying in a kadai. Deep fry the meatballs. Keep it aside.
To make egg noodles :
Step 1 : Heat water in a vessel .when it starts boiling, add enough salt and 1 tablespoon oil. Add in spaghetti and cook until it is done.
Step 2 : Drain it well and run cold/normal water on to it (so that the spaghetti don’t stick to each other)
Step 3 :Whisk eggs well in a bowl with pepper and salt. Heat 1/2 tablespoon of butter in a pan. Pour the whisked egg and scramble it. Now combine noodles with the scrambled egg. Remove from flame.
Combine meatballs and noodles:
Step 1 : Heat butter in a pan. fry garlic for a minute.Add in spring onion and red onion. Saute for a couple of minutes.Add chicken stock cube(optional).
Step 2 (optional) : Add carrots and bell peppers. Saute in high flame for 5-6 minutes as veggies should be crispy.
Step 3 :Add in soy sauce , vinegar , ketchup and chilly sauce . Combine very well.
Step 4 : Toss prepared meatballs into the above sauce. Give it a good stir so that sauce combines well with the meatballs.
Step 5: Add cooked egg noodles to the above and give it a good mix. Finally add a teaspoon of butter and keep in low flame for 5 minutes.
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