Thai Fried Noodles

3 tbsp oil
4-5 tbsp garlic - finely chopped
1/2 cup tofu - diced and fried
2 eggs
120 gm dry sen lek noodles (flat noodles) - soaked in water for 20 minutes, then drained
4 tbsp spring onions - finely chopped
1 bowl bean sprouts
peanuts - roasted and crushed
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2-3 tbsp light Soy sauce
1 lemon wedge

In a wok or skillet, heat the oil until a light haze appears.

Add the garlic and fry till golden brown.

Add the tofu and stir briefly.

Break the eggs into the wok mixing quickly while they cook.

Add the noodles, mix well, then add the spring onions, half the amount of peanuts and beansprouts.

Stir well then add the lemon juice, sugar, chilli powder and light Soy sauce.

Mix it up, plate it and garnish with more peanuts.

On the side, arrange the remaining beansprouts leftover peanuts and spring onions with the lemon wedge.

Courtesy: Samir Modi and Chef Thomas Figovc.,

Fried Boneless Chicken

350 gm boneless chicken - diced
1 egg - slightly beaten
1/2 cup corn flour
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp ginger paste

Mix together the chicken, egg, corn flour, garlic and ginger paste,
and enough water so that the chicken pieces are 'coated' with the batter.
Keep aside for 1/2 hour.

Heat the oil and deep fry the chicken pieces over high heat,
to begin with and then lower the heat till chicken is cooked through.

Drain on absorbent and serve.

Courtesy: Chef Niru Gupta.,