Friday, April 24, 2009

Chilled Sesame Udon Salad

There  are many kinds of noodles in Japan, udon are white and the thickest noodles, these noodles are made by kneading wheat flour , salt and water...Dried udon, boiled udon and fresh udon noodles are available at stores, to cook udon noodles we just need 2 minutes with hot boiling water..Udon can be eaten hot or cold and can be prepared in many ways as stir fry, soups also as cold salads...cold udon salads are really refreshing and popular in summer...This udon noodles salad with sesame seasoning is among the cold salads with udons, usually this udon noodles are garnished with grated ginger, nori(seaweed) etc but i prefer with sesame seeds and sesame dressing, which needs only 5 minutes and a very easy salad, prefect when served chilled...This is my second entry to AWED-Japanese guest hosted by Lavi of Home Cook's Recipes, event started by DK..


1packet Fresh Udon Noodles (500gms)
3tbsp Sesame oil
1/2tsp Lemon juice
1/2tsp Ginger (grated)
3tbsp Soya sauce
2tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)
2tbsp Sesame Seeds (dry roasted)
Salt( as per need)
Pepper powder

Cook the fresh udon noodles in boiling water for 2 minutes, drain the excess of water..meanwhile make the sesame dressing by adding the sesame oil, lemon juice, soya sauce, chopped coriander leaves, salt, pepper powder,grated ginger and sesame seeds in a large bowl..once the cooked udon noodles get cooled, add the sesame dressing and toss the noodles gently with wooden spatula until the noodles get well coated..

Serve chilled r in room temperature!

This chilled udon noodles are really very refreshing to have while its too hot, this salad goes to Priti's Summer Treat ...

20 comments:

  1. I love the taste of Sesame seed oil in noodles, never tried Udon noodles, must try once. Looks good Priya.

    Have a great weekend,see you on Monday! :)

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  2. I've seen udon noodles in many stores though I never bought them wondering how will they taste. They look good Priya, I have to get these noodles during my next shopping and try out your recipe :)

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  3. wow! new recipe to me again:( never tasted this before ...will try this ..looks very nice

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  4. Interesting combination priya, thanks for the info on udon noodles, will def try :)

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  5. Udon salad is totally new to me. Sounds different and interesting.

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  6. sounds intresting priya..Never tried this..

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  7. Love the combo and they look so nice and a nice name for that too...

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  8. i love udon, esp. chilled. thanks for this recipe.

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  9. looks yummy Priya..I also luv adding sesame seed oil in my Chinese cooking. Havne't tried Udon noodles yet. Will soon give it a try.

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  10. Another Japan dish!! Awesome Priya!! Looks yumm! :D

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  11. The salad sounds delicious dear.....:)

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  12. Priya..I was searching for udon noodles here..really miss it! Would love to try yours..with sesame it should have tasted so good..

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  13. i've not even tried japanese cuisine outside and u r making 'em at home. u r a pro, girl! :)

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  14. Great for picnic! Spicy and yummy

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  15. Hmm i heard them for the first time...Looks yum.

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  16. New to me.Never tasted this. Looks yummy.

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  17. Never tried udon noodles..It must be tasting great with sesame seeds!

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  18. Never tried Japanese cuisine...looks yum Priya....one more new recipe.

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