Healthy and Spicy Potato Noodles

Welcome to the world of homemade potato noodles, where simplicity meets deliciousness. If you’ve ever wondered about a gluten-free noodle option that’s both unique and delightful, you’re in for a treat. These potato noodles, crafted from humble potato starch, offer a taste and texture that’s distinct from your typical wheat-based noodles. The best part? You can easily create these at home, allowing you to savor the joy of homemade noodles in every bite. Follow along as we guide you through the straightforward process of crafting these potato-based wonders – perfect for those looking to diversify their noodle repertoire or accommodate a gluten-free diet. Let’s get started on this healthy and yummy adventure!

Ingredients for Potato Noodles:

Noodle Dough:

  • 1 cup of potato starch (You can make it at home using potatoes)
  • ½ cup of hot boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable cooking oil
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  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 leek scallions, white part and green part separated
  • 1-2 tablespoons of Chinese chili oil
  • 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of cumin powder
  • A pinch of salt to taste
  • 2 coriander sprigs, finely chopped

Step by Step Instructions:

For the Noodle Dough:

  • Start by adding vegetable cooking oil to the potato starch. Stir in the hot boiling water.
  • Allow it to sit for a moment, then gather all the crumbs together to form a ball.
  • Continue kneading the dough for 8-10 minutes until it becomes extremely stretchable, smooth, and without any small bumps. More kneading will result in better dough.
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  • Dust your work surface with starch, then flatten the dough and roll it out into a rectangle.
  • Cut the dough into 1 cm thick strips and shape them into longer pieces.
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For Cooking the Noodles:

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Prepare a bowl of cold water on the side.
  • Add the potato starch noodles to the boiling water. Cook until they float, then transfer them to the cold water.
  • Put 1 ton of cooking oil in a separate pan, add garlic and a white piece of scallions until it’s aromatic.
  • Add these ingredients in a bowl: soy sauce, cumin powder, chili oil, salt, sugar, corn syrup, vinegar, and seviche seeds.
  • You can add the cooked noodles, stirring for three to five minutes until you get your desired softness.
  • Add a green onion and chopped coriander at last.
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You can purchase the equipment I highly suggest because I use them.

What Does Potato Noodles Taste Like?

The potato noodles have an extraordinary taste, which blends the earthiness with the bold flavors of this sauce to produce a very satisfying flavor profile.

What Are Potato Noodles or Potato Starch Noodles?

The potato starch noodles are a gluten-free alternative to pasta and consist mainly of potato starch, which gives them their distinctive texture and flavor.

What Kind of Potatoes Should I Use to Make These Potato Noodles?

Because of their high starch content, sweet potatoes such as Russet or Idaho are an excellent choice for potato starch production.

Why Are These Potato Noodles So Thick?

Due to the use of potato starch, potato noodles are thicker, providing a chewier and more robust texture that compliments the flavor of the sauce in this recipe.

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