Noodles are an ancient food that is found in many countries around the world. It would taste great especially when they are paired with one of the thousands of sauces. Noodles are one of the most popular cuisines of Asia, and if you visit Asia you will know what we mean. If you’re like us, every time you go to Asia you try a new kind of noodle.
There are so many kinds of noodles out there that it can be hard to know which ones are good for you and which ones aren’t. We have compiled this list of some of the most common types of noodles in Asia:
1. Egg Noodles
Egg noodles are one of the easiest things to cook at home, but they are also the most popular. They’re super inexpensive and can be found in almost every supermarket, making them a staple for families across the world. Egg noodles are perfect for an easy meal. Egg noodles are also nutritious, low-calorie, and high in fibre. What’s more, they’re easy to prepare, especially when you use the Instant Pot. It is also a great food to easily cook at home. You can make it healthy by adding vegetables like cabbage, carrot, spices, chilly, onion, and capsicum. When this dish is sided with Soy Sause you can enjoy a great taste.
A Chowmein is a dish of cooked noodles served with a sweet and sour sauce. It is typically made from wheat flour, water, oil, vegetables, spices, and sometimes meat. It is popularly known as the ‘Chinese favorite,’ chowmein noodles are a simple dish that is enjoyed by people of all ages. The noodles can be prepared in different ways. Chowmein noodles is a popular street food in India, is a kind of noodle made from chickpea flour and water. Chickpea flour is known for its softness and elasticity.
3. Soba Noodles
Soba is a Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour. It’s an ancient Japanese dish and is popular among people who want to eat healthier. But what makes soba noodles so special? Well, it’s the main ingredient that gives the noodles their flavor and texture. That ingredient is buckwheat! The reason why buckwheat is used in soba noodles instead of wheat flour is because it helps with the texture of the noodle. Soba noodles are the ideal choice for those who want to eat healthier, yet do not want to cut down on their carb intake. They come in various flavors like udon, ramen, shiromaki, or even konnyaku (made from gluten).
4. Ramen Noodles
Ramen noodles are one of the oldest instant noodles available in the market. They come in an array of flavors, including chicken, shrimp, or beef. These popular foods are produced using dried noodles that are cooked with seasoning to make them taste good. Ramen can be eaten hot or cold, as a soup or as a filling for meatballs. Ramen noodle products are usually dried and packaged in plastic bags so they can be stored for long periods of time without spoiling.
5. Udon Noodles
Udon is a Japanese noodle dish that has been a popular food for centuries. It can be consumed with broth or soup, or eaten alone as a main dish. There are many different varieties, and they can be made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour. Udon noodles are most often made from konjac flour because of its high protein content; however, it can also be made from other ingredients such as besan flour.
6. Somen Noodles
Some are made from mung bean paste, water and a little bit of salt. It has a fresh, light and delicate flavour that is perfect for summer. The noodle’s production uses very little water to produce it, so there are no worries about consuming too much water when you have this.
7. Ho Fun Noodles
The Ho Fun noodles are white and large in size, 2×2 cm, processed noodles made from wheat flour with added ingredients such as eggs, baking powder, corn starch, yeast, milk powder and salt. There are various types of noodles available in the market such as egg noodles, vermicelli, wonton noodles etc.
8. Eggplant Pomodoro Noodles
This creamy eggplant-Pomodoro pasta dish is the perfect meal for your next summer barbecue. Made with eggplant, tomatoes, and fresh basil in a sizzling garlic tomato sauce, it can be served with crispy fried prawns or crumbed chicken on top of it.
9. Mediterranean Noodles
Mediterranean Noodles can be prepared with a variety of ingredients, most notably courgette and pasta. This dish is rich in fibre, low in fat, moderate in salt, and high in fruit and vegetables. The Mediterranean diet was created by cardiologist Dr. Aretaeus of Cappadocia, Turkey. It was designed for his patients.
10. Paneer Noodles
Paneer Noodles are stir-fried noodles with paneer, vegetables and spices. These are an excellent snack or breakfast dish. Paneer Noodles are one of the most popular vegetarian dishes among Indians and rightly so! It is incredibly tasty, easy to make and requires just a few ingredients including homemade or store-bought paneer, vegetables of your choice and salt and you can make it easily in a noodle making machine.