How to make Lime Noodles with Basil -

Flat noodles cooked with lemon juice and fresh basil leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lemon juice (नींबु का रस), Noodles (नूडल्ज़ )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Lime Noodles with Basil

Lime Noodles with Basil Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lime Noodles with Basil Recipe

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Noodles flat, boiled 1 cup

  • Fresh basil leaves 6-8 + for garnishing

  • Spring onions with greens 2

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Carrot grated 1 medium

  • Red bell pepper cut into medium size strips 1 medium

  • Yellow bell pepper cut into medium size strips 1 medium

  • Broccoli florets, blanched 5-6

  • Salt to taste

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Sesame seeds (til) toasted, 2 teaspoons + sprinkling


Step 1

Slice spring onion bulbs.

Step 2

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add chopped spring onion bulbs and sauté for a minute. Add carrot and mix well. Add bell peppers and toss to mix.

Step 3

Add noodles and toss to mix. Add broccoli and torn basil leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Add salt, castor sugar, sesame seeds and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 5

Chop spring onion greens, add to the pan and toss to mix.

Step 6

Sprinkle some sesame seeds and serve hot garnished with a basil leaf.

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