Pad Thai Noodles are Thai style spicy rice noodles which are super easy to make at home. Make this authentic Asian treat vegetarian or with chicken and shrimp, you are going to love it. Here is how to make these at home.
Soak the noodles in warm water for 5-8 minutes until they are soft.
Drain the water and add a few drops of oil in the noodles.
Mix well and keep aside.
Mix all the ingredients to make the sauce in a pan.
Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer for 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
Heat sesame oil in a pan.
Add garlic and red chilli and fry for a few seconds.
Add onion, red pepper, yellow pepper and bean sprouts and fry for a minute.
Now add the cooked noodles and sauce in the pan and toss well.
Garnish with roasted peanuts, coriander and lemon wedges.
These rice noodles are very delicate and gets over cooked and mushy very soon.The best way to cook them is by boiling some water in a pan. Once the water comes to a boil, pour it over the noodles and let the noodles cook in the heat of the water.If you feel that they are not cooked perfectly, then keep the pan on heat and cook until they are just done.Next, strain all the water and add a few drops of oil and mix the noodles properly so that they don’t stick to each other. Also, cook the noodles on medium high heat, so that the noodles doesn't cook further and become soggy.