Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Veg Schezwan Noodles with Homemade Schezwan Sauce

I love Chinese Food. The Soy sauce, Vinegar, Spring Onion's and a bit of ajina-motto all do a great magic to the simple noodles or rice. When I craved for some spicy noodles, i decided to make this schezwan noodles. Though I had all other sauces in hand, schezwan sauce was missing. i googled and gathered bits and pieces from various recipe's and prepared the sauce.

Szechuan Sauce

Recipe For Schezwan Sauce

You can make 4-5 servings, with the sauce.

Red Chilli's - 20

Garlic - 10 pieces

Scallions / Spring Onions - White Part - 5

Corriander Leaves - fistfull (5 tbsp's)

Corriander Stem's - 10

Vinegar - 3tbsp's

Kashmiri Chilli Powder - 4 tbsp's

*You can add more kashmiri powder, if you prefer spicy and colour in your sauce. ( i added more)


Soak the Red Chilli's in hot water for about 3 hours.
Drain the Chilli's and
Grind it along with other Ingredients. Add little water to get a smooth paste.

Heat a Pan. pour 5 tbsp's of oil. heat the oil. add the grinded sauce to the pan and stir well.
Let the pan sit in medium flame for about 5 minutes.
Let the sauce cool and store it in a air tight container.

I was able to cook 5 servings with the above ingredients. and the sauce stayed fresh for about 3 weeks in my fridge.

Veg Schezwan Noodles with Steamed Vegetables.

Szechuan Noodles with Steamed Vegetables


Hakka Veg Noodles - 1/2 packet

Oil - 2 tbsp's

Schezwan sauce - 2 tbsp's

Soy Sauce - 1 tsp

Aji-na-motto - a pinch

Dry Red Chilli - 2

Spring Onions - 2 tbsp's (finely chopped)


Cook the Noodles as per the packet instructions. i always wash and drain the cooked noodles.

Heat oil in a pan, add the red chilli's and saute it. Lower the flame.

Add the Schezwan sauce to the oil and saute it. add the soy sauce and mix well.

Add the Cooked Noodles and mix along with the sauce.

Add salt and aji-na-motto and mix well.

Remove from flame and garnish with spring onions.

Steamed Vegetable Basket:

Cabbage - 3 leaves

Carrot - 1

Beans - 5

Cauliflower - 5 florets

Baby Corn - 2

Broccoli - 4 florets


Steam the above all vegetables with little salt sprinkled over them.
serve them on cabbage leaves.

Serve it along with spicy hot schezwan noodles. the steamed vegetables will compliment well to spicy noodles.

Now Iam Sending these Schezwan Noodles with Vegetables to Vaishali for her Its A Vegan World - Chinese.


  1. The sauce looks so fiery dear...yummy..addition of coriander leaves is something new to me in that..lovely combo..

  2. Eye catching sauce and noodles. Must taste good too

  3. Hi Lavi. I love the Schezwan noodles, ur sauce looks really fiery.

  4. lovely sauce and mouth watering noodles with a nice click.

  5. we love hakka noodles very much..i almost make it once in a week. your schezwan recipe is too good..will surely try..

  6. I love chinese food the only problem i face is with the use of garlic as I am allergic to it and without garlic there is no chinese food :(

  7. Just looking at that fiery Schezwan sauce made my tastebuds all tingly! What a delicious dish, Lavi, and thanks for sending it in to IAVW Chinese.

  8. One of my favorite chinese food. Have never thought of making it at hme. looks yummy!

  9. home made sauce, makes the dish even more delicious.. sauce and noodles looks delicious..

  10. Great looking noodles. Love the homemade sauce.

  11. Homemade sauce is always winner and has a great flavor!

  12. oh wow what a colur.love the sauce and the noodles look very tempting along with those steamed veg basket.

  13. Wa a delicious noodles Lavi...Nothing will beat the homemade sauce..

  14. Nice presentation Lavi,Want to try ur version of Schezwan noodles

  15. great recipe and very useful too....

  16. Quite intersting and totally new recipe...lovely noodles, neat presentation.

  17. I love indo chinese food as well and that spicy sauce makes my mouth water.

  18. Lovely pictures and nice recipe.Do drop by

  19. Hi, discovered your blog while googling for veggie schezuan noodles. Tried it out today and loved it, but made a few minor adjustments to the sauce - added green chillies along with the red ones and added a good bit of ginger as well. It was yummy!! Thanks

  20. Thank You Priya!!!

    Sure Ginger and Green chilli should have added some punch to the sauce. will try it next time. and i will update your tip on the recipe.

    Keep Visiting the blog:)

  21. mmm.., very tempting came to your blog from Bharathy's kitchen you have a love blog here, this one caught my eye, I am a spicy addict, this looks very interesting will try this one..., very colourful and beautiful pictures

  22. Hi
    Gr8 Recipe


  23. hey thanks so much for d recipe...vil surely try it...

  24. Great recipe & quite easy too..thanks for sharing..

  25. wonderful and yummy reciepe.............
    thx !!!!!


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