Pakchoy Noodle Salad: Here is an exotic salad that I discovered while on vacation in Thailand. Pakchoy is now easily available in India, so go ahead and savor its unique flavour.

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Makes 4 servings


For The Dressing
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp vinegar
1 tbsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
1 tsp powdered sugar
1 tbsp oil

Other Ingredients
oil for deep-frying
1/4 cup boiled hakka noodles
1 cup chopped pak choi , torn into pieces
1/4 cup sliced and
2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
salt to taste

Method To Make Pakchoy Noodle Salad

For the dressing

  1. Put all the ingredients in a small bottle, close the lid and shake well.
  2. Store in a cool place.
  3. Shake again just before use.

How to proceed

  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the noodles till golden brown in colour.
  2. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
  3. Combine all the ingredients including the fried noodles in a mixing bowl. Pour the dressing on top and toss well.
  4. Pakchoy Noodle Salad is ready. Serve immediately.