One of the most popular street foods in Malaysia, Char Kway Teow (Malaysian Flat Noodles) is smoky fried noodles cooked in just 5 minutes. It has the perfect softness and bounce to each bite. The bean sprouts adds crunch to this dish. It has to be cooked in high heat.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
2 dried red chills soaked in water
2 fresh red chillies seeded
3 small shallots sliced
1 teaspoon oil
A pinch of salt
2 tablespoons soy sauce
11/2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
1 teaspoon oyster sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
¼ teaspoon white pepper powder
250 grams flat rice noodles
2 tablespoon oil
2 teaspoon garlic chopped
½ cup shallots sliced
1/3 cup spring onions chopped into 1.5 inch lengths
200 grams bean sprouts
2 tablespoon carrot cut into long strips
1 bunch of Bok choy
¼ cup of tofu cut into cubes and deep fried
1/2 cup spring onions chopped into 1.5 inch lengths
1 tablespoon spring onions green to garnish
Salt to taste
- Grind all the ingredients together for the chilli paste to a fine paste.
- Mix all the ingredients for the sauce and keep.
- Boil the noodles according to the instructions.
- Heat oil in a large wok. Add the garlic and shallots, fry till its aromatic.
- Add in chilli paste and cook till the raw smell goes off.
- Now add in the noodles and stir well.
- Add all the vegetables and fried tofu.
- Stir in the sauce gently and let it cook for 2 minutes.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Check the seasoning.
Serve immediately garnished with spring onion greens.