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American Chop suey Recipe

A one pot meal American Chop suey Recipe | Veg American Chop suey | Chop suey Recipe is a fusion Chinese recipe that is made in India and served in many restaurants and even many road side eateries offer this on their menu.

The other Chinese dishes that are in popular demand are Veg Manchurian Chinese veg fried rice.

The sauce for veg American Chop tangy, sweet and spicy at the same time.  It tastes so good with all the crunchy vegetables and boiled/fried noodles.

This is the best way to feed all the vegetables to your kids or to even adults, who otherwise don’t prefer to eat in normal course.

This delicious snack is quite popular with both kids and adults alike. American Chop suey can be made with both boiled noodles and Fried, crispy crunchy noodles.

In this recipe I have shared the method of making American Chop suey my way in tomato based gravy and with boiled noodles version.

We somehow like to avoid fried things wherever we can, so I have come up with my own version of making chop suey.

Please do try this way and let me know how it turned out for you. I would love to know your feedback.

Finally, i request you to check my  Street food recipes with this post of veg american chop suey recipe. It includes recipes like

Misal pav mumbai style

Paneer Frankie/Kathi roll

Bengali beetroot chops

Poha alu raj Kachori

Bhutte ka kees

and Dahi bhalla

 

 

Ingredients required to make veg American chop suey recipe

The recipe to make chop suey is very versatile in regards to sauces and vegetables used.

The vegetables I have used here are cabbage, carrots, baby corn, bell peppers, mushrooms, sweet corn, french beans and broccoli. You can also add some moong sprouts and paneer or tofu if you want.

And the sauces used here are tomato ketchup & sweet red chilli sauce. If you wish you could add soya sauce, red chilli sauce and green chilli sauce also.

 

American Chop suey Recipe

Serve veg American Chop suey with toasted garlic bread as a snack or dinner or as brunch option.

 

 

How to make veg American chop suey recipe with step by step instructions and pictorial presentation

To begin with shred or finely chop the veggies. Keep this aside.

To make boiled noodles

In a pot boil 3/4 cup water. Once it starts to boil add noodles and masala sachet.

 

Once noodles are cooked, strain the excess water if any. Keep it aside to cool.

 

To make Chop suey sauce

Pressure cook tomatoes with minimal water upto 3 whistles.

Once the pressure is released, cool it and remove the skin. Reserve the water for later use.

Grind it in mixer to make puree. Keep it aside.

 

Next take a pan add oil. Once heated, add finely chopped ginger, garlic saute it.

 

Then add onions and all of the above mentioned vegetables one by one mentioned in the list.

Saute on high flame so that it gets cooked yet  retains its crispness.

 

Season with salt and pepper. Add soya sauce, red chilli sauce, vinegar, tomato ketchup and sugar.

Mix it well. Then add prepared tomato puree too. Bring it to a boil.

To this add leftover boiled tomato water that we reserved to use later on. Cook this for a while.

Then add dissolved cornflour, stir well and let it simmer for a while. Taste the test and adjust the seasonings and sauces accordingly.

Your Chop suey is ready. Garnish with spring onion greens.

Serve hot this with fried noodles (optional) and buttered garlic bread.

Notes

1. You could serve this American Chop suey over the bed of crispy fried noodles. I haven’t as my family prefers that way.

2. Adjust the heat level as per your family’s liking. We like to have this medium spicy with hint of mild sweetness.

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American Chop suey Recipe | Veg American Chop suey | Chop suey recipe

A tasty American Chop suey Recipe that is made with lots of vegetables in tangy, sweet, sour and spicy gravy. The gravy has a touch of chinese style. This can ideally be served for lunch, brunch or dinner, but this can also be served as an evening snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: International
Keyword: American Chop suey, Veg American Chop suey
Servings: 3
Author: Lata Lala

Ingredients

For noodles

  • Maggi masala noodles smallest pack 1
  • Water 3/4 cup

For tomato puree

  • Red ripe tomatoes 2 medium size

For American Chop suey Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Oil 2 tbsp
  • ½ inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic cloves
  • ½ cup shredded cabbage
  • ½ cup carrot sliced lengthwise
  • cup thinly sliced french beans
  • cup thinly sliced bell peppers
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • cup thinly sliced baby corn
  • ½ cup chopped onions

Sauces

  • 1 tsp Dark Soya sauce
  • 1 tsp Red chili sauce
  • ½ tsp Schezwan sauce
  • 2 tbsp Tomato ketchup
  • ½ tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Sugar or as per taste
  • ½ tsp Black pepper powder
  • salt as required

For Corn Starch Paste

  • 2 tbsp Corn flour
  • 2 tbsp Water 2

For Garnish

  • 2 tbsp Chopped spring onion greens
  • Garlic bread to serve with

Instructions

  • To begin with shred or finely chop the veggies. Keep this aside.

To make boiled noodles

  • In a pot boil 3/4 cup water. Once it starts to boil add noodles and masala sachet.
  • Once noodles are cooked, strain the excess water if any. Keep it aside to cool.

To make Chop suey sauce

  • Pressure cook tomatoes with minimal water upto 3 whistles.
  • Once the pressure is released, cool it and remove the skin. Reserve the water for later use.
  • Grind it in mixer to make puree. Keep it aside.
  • Next take a pan add oil. Once heated, add finely chopped ginger, garlic saute it.
  • Then add onions and all of the above mentioned vegetables one by one mentioned in the list.
  • Saute on high flame so that it gets cooked yet  retains its crispness.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Add soya sauce, red chilli sauce, vinegar, tomato ketchup and sugar.
  • Mix it well. Then add prepared tomato puree too. Bring it to a boil.
  • To this add leftover boiled tomato water that we reserved to use later on. Cook this for a while.
  • Then add dissolved cornflour, stir well and let it simmer for a while. Taste the test and adjust the seasonings and sauces accordingly.
  • Your Chop suey is ready. Garnish with spring onion greens.
  • Serve hot this with fried noodles (optional) and buttered garlic bread.

Notes

1. You could serve this American Chop suey over the bed of crispy fried noodles. I haven't as my family prefers that way.
2. Adjust the heat level as per your family's liking. We like to have this medium spicy with hint of mild sweetness.

 

 

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American Chop suey Recipe

This Post Has 16 Comments

  1. Pavani

    5 stars
    What a colorful, delicious looking soup recipe. My kids will love this and I love it because it is packed with veggies.

    1. Lata Lala

      Glad to know that you liked it Pavani. Thank you.

  2. Poonam Bachhav

    5 stars
    My family loves Thukpa ( Northeast Indian version of noodle soup) so I am sure we will love this as well. Such a delightful looking wholesome soup! Great way to add so many vegetables to daily diet.

    1. Lata Lala

      You are right Poonam, this has lots of veges which is good for children. Thank you.

  3. Mayuri Patel

    5 stars
    Wholesome, filling and a yummy soup. As such I’m not a big fan of noodles but love homemade noodle soup. Your American Chop Suey recipe is urging me to make it soon even though its pretty hot here.

  4. Sandhya Ramakrishnan

    5 stars
    I absolutely enjoyed eating this when back in India and used to love it. I have never made it at home and thanks for the recipe. My boys will love it and I will also have a story to tell them.

  5. Padma Veeranki

    5 stars
    Soothing & comforting soup perfect to enjoy during this season…Adding veggies makes it healthy as well as very appealing to the eyes….Delicious soup !

  6. Uma Srinivas

    5 stars
    Delicious soup and packed with flavors and veggies. We love this kind of comfort food!

    1. Lata Lala

      Glad to hear that you liked it Uma. Thank you heaps.

  7. Priya Srinivasan

    5 stars
    What a colorful and inviting dish! Looks delicious and can imagine the comfort when served hot!! perfect comfort food!!

  8. Neha Pahilwan

    5 stars
    Looks so tempting

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