Soft noodles in mixed vegetables and minced chicken gravy

I had a wonderful memory about having this dish from a street eatery in Kolkata and I couldn’t forget the taste even after so many years.It is a complete meal with soft noodles and luscious finger licking gravy .So here is my version of the wonderful Chinese food available in Kolkata.


1.noodles 1 packet
2.Cabbage shredded (2 cups)
3.Carrot julienne (1/4th cup)
4.Capsicum (thinly shredded 1/2 cup)
5.Onions (sliced 1 cup)
6.Garlic (4 to 5 chopped finely)
7.Dark soy sauce (1/2 tsp)
8.Green chilies (chopped finely 4 to 5)
9.Black pepper (2 tbsp)
10.Spring onion(1/4 th cup) finely chopped (optional)
11.Lemon juice(2 tbsp)
12.Red chilies whole (4 to 5)
13.Minced chicken (1 cup)
14.Corn flour (2 tbsp)
15.Scrambled eggs (1 egg)
16.Ginger ground (1 tbsp)


  1. Boil the noodles with little salt til soft.
  2. Strain them and splash cold water so that they do not get cooked further and dont stick to each other.
  3. Add a tbsp of oil in the wok and add 2 tbsp of garlic paste and whole red chillies.Fry them.
  4. Add the noodles and stir lightly.You can now add scrambled eggs to the noodles.
  1. Boil the vegetables and minced chicken together with salt and 2 cups of water till they are tender.
  2. Add a tbsp of oil in the pan and add chopped onions,remaining garlic,ground ginger ,chopped green chilies and fry.
  3. Add soy sauce and black pepper .
  4. Add the boiled vegetables and chicken mixture and simmer
  5. Add the corn flour dissolved in water to the gravy and boil.
  6. Add black pepper and salt accordingly.
Serve the noodles with the hot gravy poured on top…too good


Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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