Veg American chopsuey

American Chopsuey is a Indo-Chinese dish where crispy fried noodles are served with Chinese style sauce. I like chopsuey a lot specially prepared by Avi as veg version of this dish is not very much popular. I simply love the way he prepares it. Last week  when he was preparing, I asked him to take the pics of steps so that I can post this recipe.


Cooking Time: 25-30 mins
Preparation Time: 15-20 mins


Noodles: 1/2 pack
Onion: 1 small(diced)
Carrot: 1/4 cup ( diced)
Capsicum: 1/4 cup ( diced)
Beans: 5-6 pcs ( cut diagonally)
Ginger: 1/2 tbsp( finely minced)
Garlic: 1/2 tbsp(finely minced)
Green chilli: 1(finely chopped)
Soya sauce: 2 tsp
Red chilli sauce: 2 tsp
Tomato sauce: 3 tbsp
Corn flour: 1 & 1/2 tbsp
Oil to fry
Salt to taste


For The Fried Noodles:

  • Take a wide open pan and boil the noodles.
  • Once the noodles are boiled then stain it and wash with cold or normal water. Keep aside.

  • Heat oil in pan/kadai and  deep fry the boiled noodles on low to medium heat till it's almost cooked. 
  • When noodles are almost done then increase the flame and fry it till it turns golden brown and keep aside.

For The Sauce:

  • Heat oil in a large wok/kadai and add the chopped garlic and stir fry for a few seconds. Add the green chilli and ginger and stir fry on high for a few seconds.
  •  Add the diced onions, carrot, beans and capsicum and stir fry on high for 2-3 mins 

  •  Add soya sauce, tomato ketchup and red chilli sauce. Mix well and cook for a min. 
  • Mix 1& 1/2 tbsp cornflour with 1 cup water and add to above sauce  and cook for 2-3 mins.
  • The sauce for chopsuey is ready to serve with crispy noodles.

  • Do not over cook the noodles.
  • Cook the veggies on high flames to maintain the crunchiness and the smokey flavor.

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