Pad Thai Noodles

Pad Thai is a peanut based noodle preparation popular in Thailand.
Preparation time:30 minutes


1 tablespoon tamarind paste
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/4 cup onions chopped
8 pieces of 2 inch tofu
2 cups of sweet potato noodles cooked according to package instructions(Traditionally rice noodles are used,I didn’t have those)
1 egg
salt to taste
1 cup bean sprouts
1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce(optional for extra spice)
2 tablespoons roasted peanuts
1/4 cup chopped mushrooms(optional)
1/4 cup grated carrot(optional)

1.Saute the vegetables with the oil for 2 minutes and keep aside.

2.Saute the egg and keep aside.

2.Saute the tofu for 2 minutes on each side and keep aside.
3.Add the tamarind paste, sugar, fish sauce,salt and oyster sauce to the pan and mix. Also mix in the chili garlic sauce.
4.Add the cooked noodles and stir to coat the sauce.Add all the vegetables and egg and saute to coat. Serve with crushed roasted peanuts.
You can use chicken or shrimp instead of tofu,chicken takes around 7 minutes to be cooked.

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