Friday, September 22

Tahini Noodles

Let’s look back how noodles started. Noodles were first adopted by Chinese people in early 19th century. Persian people had been eating noodles since the 13th century. And it was developed and learned to adapt by other countries in Asia. Now in Japan, there’s a famous noodle dish called Ramen. And now noodles are used in different dishes and cuisine. Italian cuisines are renowned to use pasta noodles for their dishes like spaghetti, fettuccini, lasagne, and a lot more. Pasta comes in different shapes and sizes as well. These pasta noodles can be served in a hot bowl of soup or with a sauce.  


Tahini Noodles Recipe


Tahini Noodles Recipe

In China, hand-pulled noodles are common. They use stretchy dough to that it will be easier to pull them apart. Here are the ingredients for an easy-stretch hand-pulled dough for your noodles.

You need:

  • ·         1 g of baking soda
  • ·         2 g of salt
  • ·         6 g of vegetable oil
  • ·         25 g of all purpose flour
  • ·         110 g of water (lukewarm)
  • ·         156 g of cake flour

To do:

  • ·         Sift all the dry ingredients. Mix all the dry ingredients together and whisk in a bowl.
  • ·         Add the water and vegetable oil using a mixer.
  • ·         Once dough is done, put it on a clean table.
  • ·         Start kneading the dough using your clean hands, for 20 minutes. This is to make sure the gluten has been broken down. No visible lumps in every time the dough is being stretch.
  • ·         If you don’t have all the strength and energy for kneading, grab your stand mixer and let do its job for 15 minutes.
  • ·         You’re done when the dough has the texture like a clay, especially when it doesn’t tear even when stretched apart.
  • ·         And you can start stretching your dough and you have to practice first. It’s not an easy skill to learn.


If you are done cooking the noodles, then it is time to make it healthier to eat by adding tahini. How? Easy as a pie! You can add tahini to your noodle soup. Tahini noodle soup, for me, is of the most healthiest and flavourful noodle soups I had ever in my entire life.


Adding a tahini in your usual noodle soup makes it creamier, tasty, and thicker noodle soup, It’s not too salty, nor sweet in flavour. If you want it spicy, you can use a spicy flavour tahini, too. With tahini as an ingredient to your favourite noodle soup, you don’t need to sacrifice other flavours since it goes well with other ingredients. It even compliments with each other. This is not only less sugary and salty, but also has a better taste than the usual noodles in a fancy restaurant.

A noodle is a staple food in many countries and in different cultures. Not only most noodles are string-like shape but are also it’s thicker and soft. People usually cook noodles in boiling water for a few minutes. Some would add oil and salt to prevent each noodle from sticking with each other. Similarly, there are also deep-fried or stir-fried noodles available in restaurant. Noodles are everybody’s favourite dish. Because it’s not just easy to cook, but also versatile and simple.

Finally, if you love eating noodles but still conscious with your health and it’s hard for you to give up, Tahini Noodles fits your preference. It’s easy, vegan, and a nutritious meal for the whole fam-bam!

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