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Monday, June 6, 2011

AMERICAN CHOPSUEY


I got this recipe from my friend. Not get confused by the name, this dish is very much Chinese/Indian and very popular dish among youngsters.

Ingredients

For the Gravy
Cabbage(chopped)
    1 Bowl
Carrot(chopped)
    1 Bowl
Capsicum
    1/2 Bowl
Tomatoes(cut length wise)
    2
Onion(1 chopped and 1 diced)
    2
Ginger Garlic Paste 
    2 tsp
Soya Sauce
    1 tsp 
Green Chilli Sauce
    2 tsp
Red Chilli Sauce
    1 tsp
Tomato Ketchup
    1 tsp  
Ajino Moto(MSG)
    1/2 tsp(opt)
Black Pepper Powder
    1/2 tsp
Sugar
    2 tsp
Pineapple(Tinned) 
    2 Slices
Cottage Cheese/ Paneer
    50 gm
Orange Red Color
    a pinch
Oil
   1 Tbsp
Salt
   To taste

Ingredients
For Noodles
Boiled Noodles
    1 Bowl
Corn Flour
    6 tsp
Oil
    for frying


Method
For the Gravy
1.    Turn on the burner. Put oil in a kadhai or a deep bottom pan.
2.    Add ginger garlic paste, saute it for 2 min.. Then add chopped onions, saute it till they turn out pink in color.
3.    Add chopped cabbage, capsicum, diced onion, carrot and salt.
4.    Fry them for 2-3 min.and add 5 cups of water( so that all the vegetables get soaked in water.)
5.    Give it a boil and simmer the fire.
6.     Now add MSG, black pepper powder and tomato chunks.
7.    Add a pinch of orange red color and mix very well.
8.    Add sugar and simultaneously pineapple pieces and some pineapple syrup.
9.   Add cornflour paste to the gravy, when the gravy starts to thicken, add paneer cubes and mix very well.
10.   Add green chilli sauce and soya sauce, red chilli sauce and tomato ketchup, mix well.
11.    Switch off the fire, gravy is now ready. Check the seasoning, you can add more seasoning as per your taste.


Method
For Noodles
1.    Dust the boiled noodles with cornflour, mix very well.
2.    Heat sufficient oil in a deep bottom pan and fry the noodles.
3. Serve FRIED NOODLES AND VEGETABLE GRAVY IN DIFFERENT BOWLS, AMERICAN CHOPSUEY IS READY!!!


PS- Add a pinch of yellow color while boiling the noodles.


Sending this to Priya and Aipi’s "Bookmarked recipes Vol.44" and to Radhika's CBB Series #4~ Chinese Cuisine @ TICKLING PALATES




22 comments:

  1. looks delicious..never tried this..nice recipe..

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  2. I absolutely love it, but never made it at home. Your version looks wonderful. Thanks for linking it to bookmarked event. For this time it is fine, but FYI dear, you need to post your recipe for this evening on a Tuesday (was it Tuesday already when you posted it for you?) :)

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  3. delicious combination of flavours

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  4. Bookmarked instantly..
    So good.. I love chopsuey.. your version sounds super..
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  5. ooh, yum, looks so inviting :)

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  6. Lovely looking chopsuey. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa

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  7. i heart this, I heart this! I used to have this often during my university days. YUM!

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  8. Lovely chopsuey. Excellent preparation....Following ur blog...:)

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  9. Nice to visit your blog. Looks delicious, yummy and tempting.
    You are welcome at my blog.

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  10. ur chopsuey is just yummm....yummmmmm.....yummm.... lovely blog.
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  11. Wht a tempting chopsuey.. bookmarked the recipe..

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  12. Thanks friends for the lovely comments.

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  13. Your chopsuey is very tempting ...love the flavors in your gravy!

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  14. Nice recipe Deeksha. I remember ordering this a lot when I was in college :)

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  15. that is a great fusion of flavors :)
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  16. wow, I am feeling soooo hungry... Please parcel something for me ;)

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  17. Great recipe...thanks for sharing. I tired it few weeks back it came out really great. My hubby liked it the most, this one surely goes to my favorite recipes :)
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