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Pad Thai

Popular rice noodle

Recipe by Lata Anand of Santa Clara, US

Pad thai is a immensely popular dish made with rice noodles. A very flavorful and delicious dish from Thailand

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 8 oz. Rice noodles (dried)
    • 8 Shrimp or Prawn (Small)
    • 2 tbsp. Pickled radish (minced)
    • 1 cup Tofu (cut into small pieces)
    • 1 Egg
    • 2 tbsp. Vinegar
    • 4 tsp Sugar
    • 3 tbsp. Chili sauce
    • 1 tbsp. Ketchup
    • 1 tbsp. Fish sauce
    • 2 tbsp. Vegetable oil
    • ½ cup Bean sprouts
    • 1/8 cup. Green onions or Leeks (cut into 1 inch length)
    • 2 tbsp. Ground peanuts
    • 1 Lime (cut into wedges)
    • Cilantro for garnish
    • Salt to taste


    1. Soak the noodles in hot water for 15 to 20 minutes to make them soft. Drain well.
    2. Removed the head of the shrimps and deveined them.
    3. Heat the oil in frying pan , fry the tofu and keep them aside
    4. Now cook the shrimp in a little oil and keep aside.
    5. Cook the egg with little oil and add salt to taste. Keep aside.(either you can make scrambled egg or after cooking cut the egg in slices)
    6. Again pour little oil in the pan and add noodles, chili sauce, fish sauce, ketchup, vinegar, and sugar.
    7. Mix the noodles with sauce until almost done.
    8. Now mix all the ingredients together (Save little bean sprout, green onion, and ground peanut). Cook briefly and remove from the heat.
    9. Garnish with bean sprouts, green onion, cilantro, ground peanuts, and lime wedge.