Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Green Almonds Soba noodles stir fry


Spring special fruit,these tender tangy green almonds have a soft white almond and is completely edible. While the green almonds harvested in late summer have harder shell,with a more firm and brown almond in the core. Originating from Middle East and Mediterranean,these are also grown in California and can easily be spotted in Middle Eastern and other specialty stores,at an affordable price.Tender green almonds are perfect for snacking ,nutritious addition in salads and stir fries.


The Japanese style soba noodles with touch of Mediterranean green almonds is one quick and satisfying entree.

Recipe :Green Almonds Soba noodles stir fry
Ingredients
6 ounces buckwheat Soba Noodles(about 2 bundles)
1 cup tender green almond
2 medium bell peppers(red or green or orange) seeded and sliced
1 big clove garlic,finely chopped or minced
2 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon Schezwan sauce(or any East Asian hot chili sauce)
1 tablespoon Peanut oil
1/2 teaspoon salt

Method
Cook the Noodles
Boil water in a big pot of salted water ,cook the noodles as per the package instructions and drain.
Cook the Vegetables
In meantime heat a wok or a deep pan add teaspoon of oil turn the heat to medium-high add the garlic and bell peppers ,stir often and cook for few minutes until most of the water is cooked about 5-6 minutes,add the hot sauce and soy sauce ,stir in the almonds and cook another minute or two.
Toss Up
When the vegetables are done,mix in the cooked noodles then lastly mix in the tofu and sprouts.Serve warm with a drizzle of mild hot chili sauce if desired.



This is my entry for Weekend Herb Blogging ,hosted this week by Lynne from Cafe Lynnylu

11 comments:

Shama Nagarajan said...

WOW..DIFFERENT ONE....PLEASE DO LINK THIS TO MY FAST FOOD -NOODLES EVENT

divya said...

Very tempting and fabulous dish...

Priya Sreeram said...

totally yummy affair !

Jennifurla said...

Never seen these before but am now intrigued, great recipe. I bet very tasty.

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

That is an interesting combination! I'd love to try green almonds. I bet the taste is delicate.

Cheers,

Rosa

Priya said...

Never tried green almonds ever, noodles looks absolutely marvellous..

JishasKitchen said...

delicious and very tempting....:)

Nitha said...

Interesting one... delicious too..

Tysonx said...

looks very yummy. Interested in more like these.

EMR said...

It is in the middle east that dry fruits such as almonds are added to the food which makes the dish very appetizing and also nutritious.

Uttermost mirrors said...

They looks delicious. It's one of my favorites.

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