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Dan Dan Noodles Recipe

Dan Dan Noodles
How to make Dan Dan NoodlesNDTV Food

Dan Dan Noodles are Sichuan's archetypal street snack, named for the bamboo pole that the vendors used to transport the snack. This is a fast and fresh option for people who love spicy, sweet, and tangy cooking. Although Dan Dan Noodles usually involve a splutter of pork mince, this recipe is vegetarian.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr
  • Prep Time 30 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Dan Dan Noodles

  • 500 Gram Wheat noodles
  • 250 gram Cabbage
  • 100 ml Soy sauce
  • 50 gram Chinese Sesame Paste
  • 250 ml Sesame Oil
  • 50 gram Peanut Oil
  • 25 gram Spring Onions
  • 50 gram Bean Sprouts
  • 75 ml Chilli Oil with Chilli Sediment

How to Make Dan Dan Noodles

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First, set the noodles to cook in boiling water, until tender but not soft.
Now add the cabbage just enough to let it wilt a little - a few seconds. Remove and place aside.
Meanwhile, thin the sesame paste with the sesame oil. Julienne the scallions and bean sprouts.
Place the condiments at the bottom of the bowl, then heap the nest of noodles and vegetables on top.
Season, stir it all up and eat.

Recipe Notes

You can also add Red Chillies and Green Chillies to make a spicy version of Dan Dan Noodles.

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