We are gearing up for the upcoming Lunar New Year Festivities here. Longevity noodles for Lunar new year is the fastest recipe that you can whip. It is totally vegetarian and egg free too. I am looking forward to the long weekend to spend time with my family.
What is Lunar New Year?
Lunar new year is based on the cycles of the Moon. Chinese new year marks the beginning of the lunar new year. It marks a two days holiday in this part of the world. Chinese new year falls on Feb 12 and feb 13 this year.It marks a week long celebration in South East Asia. .
What is 284th Foodiemonday BlogHop Theme?
This week your’s truly is the hostess. I suggested two themes and #LunarNewYearFest wasthe clear winner with maximum number of votes.I am excited to see the recipes that will be shared by my fellow bloggers.My Humble Contribution to the theme is Longevity Noodles for Lunar New Year.Don’t forget to check out this space.
Ingredients for Longevity Noodle for Lunar New Year:
Thin Long Wheat Flour Noodles:You can use Thin long wheat noodles or brown rice noodles.
Shiitake Mushrooms :This Shitake, Black mushroom represents – longevity and sizing opportunities.
Oyster Mushroom –This is to bring good luck and longevity.
Baby Bok Choy–Greens represent family unity.
Snow Peas– Snow Peas represent unity
Garlic Pods –Garlic imparts a nice flavor to the dish.
Low Sodium Soya Sauce–Imparts a nice taste and color to the dish.
Tsp Chilli Oil— Adds some spice kick to the dish.
Tbsp Sesame Oil–Imparts a nice flavor and taste to the dish
Recipe for Longevity Noodles for Lunar New Year:
Author: Preethi Prasad
Prep Time : 10 Mins
Cook Time : 10 Mins
Total Time : 20 mins
Course : Main Course ,Festive
350 Gms thin Long Wheat Flour Noodles
1 Cup Shiitake Mushrooms Chopped
1 Oyster Mushroom Cut Lengthwise
10 Baby Bok Choy
10 Snow Peas
3 Garlic Pods Finely Chopped
1 Tbsp Low Sodium Soya Sauce
1 Tsp Chilli Oil
2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
1/4 Tsp Pepper
Bring a large pot of water to boil over high heat. Place the noodle in the boiling water and let it cook for 2-3 minutes. Do not overcook.
Drain and rinse with cold water and set aside in a large serving bowl.
Blanch the baby bok choy and snow peas for about 2 mins and keep it aside.
Heat chilli oil in a pan. Toss the finely chopped garlic and mushroom. As the mushrooms start to slightly wilt add the blanched greens and mix well. Stir fry for about 2 minutes on high heat and turn off the heat.
In a bowl whisk soya sauce, pepper and sesame oil. Pour this mixture over the noodles and toss well to coat.
12 thoughts on “LONGEVITY NOODLES FOR LUNAR NEW YEAR”
Noodles looks super tempting Preethi. I never used baby bok choy and snow peas. Now you are tempting me to try to make Noodles with these. I would love to try following your recipe.
My children relish noodles, this looks tasty and ideal to make it as a snack. I must try this one.
These look perfect for a celebration. I like the crunch of the snow peas here.. yummmm
Longevity noodles looks so very delicious and yum. I liked the different ingredients and their significance that you have listed. The first thing that caught my eye was the snow peas. All in all I want to make this yum bowl of good luck.
Simple and yet a mouthwatering preparation. What I like about some of the authentic Chinese recipes is the simplicity. Longevity Noddles for Lunar New Year look so tempting. Wishing a Happy Lunar New Year.
This one is completely new to me. But I am sure this will be my fav one as I love Chinese food. It’s interesting to about the Lunar New year.
Simple and so easy peasy recipe for the noodles.. interesting read on Chinese New Year.. I recently started using bok choy for Chinese dishes. Noodles look delicious Enjoy the celebrations and cooking for the occasion…
That platter looks so soulful and inviting that I want to pick it up straight off the screen. A simple but stunning recipe. Would definitely love to try this out!
Wishing you a happy and blessed Lunar New Year ! The longevity noodless look absolutely inviting with all those flavorful ingredients going in. I love how you have explained tje significance of all the ingredients as per the Lunar New Year traditions. The picture is crisp as always !
The Singapore longevity noodles are very rich in taste I like this food very much while I visiting Singapore for providing an ISO 22000 Certification in Singapore, and the foods are really likable foods I like to eat noodles with crab curry, the flavors are very tasteable.
Longevity noodles look so simple and easy to make. Wish the New year brings you a lot of good fortunes. Would love to try this authentic recipe sometime.