Spicy Peanut Butter Sauce Noodles
 
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Serves: 2-3 servings
Ingredients
  • Soba noodles ⅓ - ½ lb cooked as per package directions.
  • ½ block of firm tofu
  • PEANUT SAUCE :
  • 1 tbsp sesame seed oil
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp garlic paste
  • 2-4 dry red chili peppers
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 cups milk ( I used low fat)
  • 1 tsp heavy cream
  • ½ tsp soy sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili flakes as per taste
  • VEGETABLES :
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 1 cup red onion, chopped in thin slices
  • ¼ tsp ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp garlic paste
Instructions
  1. Cook soba noodles as per package directions. Once cooked, drain the excess water. Add a drop of oil and rub it into noodles so they don't stick while sitting.
  2. Keep them aside.
  3. Now wash and pat the tofu dry. Chop it into pieces. Heat some oil on a skillet and once hot, lay the tofu pieces and cook without disturbing for 10-12 minutes on medium-high heat and then flip. Once crispy transfer it to a plate and keep aside.
  4. No make your peanut sauce. In a deep pot, add oil. To it add ginger paste, garlic paste and broken red chili peppers. Saute until fragrant. To it add peanut butter and saute for few seconds. Add heavy cream and milk, soy sauce, red chili flakes and sugar. Cook by whisking it constantly. Taste and adjust as per taste and cook until it starts to thicken & the sauce coats the back of the spoon.
  5. Once sauce is done, heat a skillet. Add few tsps of oil on high. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and vegetables along with a pinch of salt. Cook on high until they get a little cooked through but are still crunchy. Add noodles along with tofu & peanut sauce. Mix everything together and taste for salt/ chili or sugar. Serve immediately!
Recipe by Naive Cook Cooks at http://www.naivecookcooks.com/spicy-peanut-butter-sauce-noodles/