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How to make indonesian fried noodle (bakmi goreng)

to make the fried noodles (bakmi goreng), the vegetables and proteins used are vary, but this combination is the best for my family :)

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Prepare your noodles. You can use any brand indeed, but I found egg-noodles is the best :)

Prepare your noodles. You can use any brand indeed, but I found egg-noodles is the best :)

Prepare 3 garlic cloves, 4 shallots and toasted candlenuts. Blend it in a mixer or finely crushed it using  mortar and pestle. If you cant find any candlenuts, leave it :) your bakmi will still good

Prepare 3 garlic cloves, 4 shallots and toasted candlenuts. Blend it in a mixer or finely crushed it using mortar and pestle. If you cant find any candlenuts, leave it :) your bakmi will still good

Thinly sliced the cabbage, about 1 cup. We usually use coysim (green mustard leaves) and some people also use thinly sliced carrots

Thinly sliced the cabbage, about 1 cup. We usually use coysim (green mustard leaves) and some people also use thinly sliced carrots

Sliced 2 scallions. Leave it if you dont like the aroma :) and stay with the coysim :)

Sliced 2 scallions. Leave it if you dont like the aroma :) and stay with the coysim :)

Prepare 2 eggs, medium size

Prepare 2 eggs, medium size

Add in a pinch of salt, whisk it

Add in a pinch of salt, whisk it

One note, please add in 1/2 tsp of salt before blend the shallots, gatlics and candlenuts. The end result will look like this

One note, please add in 1/2 tsp of salt before blend the shallots, gatlics and candlenuts. The end result will look like this

Boil some water. Just enough to cook the noodles

Boil some water. Just enough to cook the noodles

Cook for about 2 minutes. Do not overcook, coz it will not look nice as bakmi goreng :)

Cook for about 2 minutes. Do not overcook, coz it will not look nice as bakmi goreng :)

I like my noodles 3/4 cook :) remove from heat and drain

I like my noodles 3/4 cook :) remove from heat and drain

Transfer to a bowl. Stirring constantly (slowly), add in 2 tbsp of dark soysauce (sweet), 1 tsp of salt, 1 tsp of white pepper and 1 tsp of granulated sugar. The taste should be a little bit sweet

Transfer to a bowl. Stirring constantly (slowly), add in 2 tbsp of dark soysauce (sweet), 1 tsp of salt, 1 tsp of white pepper and 1 tsp of granulated sugar. The taste should be a little bit sweet

Add in 1 tbsp of oil, peanut oil or olive oil would be fine. Keep on tasting. The amount of salt, sugar and pepper may vary for everyone's taste bud. Indeed, I add more sugar :) set aside when ready

Add in 1 tbsp of oil, peanut oil or olive oil would be fine. Keep on tasting. The amount of salt, sugar and pepper may vary for everyone's taste bud. Indeed, I add more sugar :) set aside when ready

Now make some scramble eggs with a little bit of oil. Set aside

Now make some scramble eggs with a little bit of oil. Set aside

Add in 1 tbsp of oil in a hot pan. Saute the shallots until fragrant

Add in 1 tbsp of oil in a hot pan. Saute the shallots until fragrant

The cooking time will approx 2 minutes

The cooking time will approx 2 minutes

Get ur shrimp. It would be the best if you marinate the shrimp with salt and white pepper, and put it in the fridge for about 30 mnts

Get ur shrimp. It would be the best if you marinate the shrimp with salt and white pepper, and put it in the fridge for about 30 mnts

Let the shrimp join the shallots mixture. Cook until the skin is turning orange. You can use diced chicken or sliced beef if you prefer

Let the shrimp join the shallots mixture. Cook until the skin is turning orange. You can use diced chicken or sliced beef if you prefer

For those who loves spicy bakmi goreng, may add thinly sliced red peppers after the shrimp

Add in the cabbage. Cook for about 1 minute

Add in the cabbage. Cook for about 1 minute

Add in the bakmi (noodles). Cook for about 2 mnts. Add more salt/pepper if you like

Add in the bakmi (noodles). Cook for about 2 mnts. Add more salt/pepper if you like

Add in the sliced scallions. Gently Cook for 1 minute

Add in the sliced scallions. Gently Cook for 1 minute

Add in the scramble eggs. Give a stir, turn off the heat

Add in the scramble eggs. Give a stir, turn off the heat

Transfer to a serving plate or bowl. Hope you like it :) as much as I do :) enjoy

  • 250.0g egg-noodles
  • 2.0Tbsp dark soy sauce (sweet)
  • 1.0c sliced cabbage
  • 2.0 eggs, whisk
  • 1.0tsp salt
  • 1.0tsp granulated sugar
  • 1.0tsp white pepper
  • peanut oil
  • 150.0g fresh shrimp, remove heads, skin on
  • 2.0 scallions, sliced
  • 3.0 candlenuts, toasted
  • 4.0 shallots
  • 3.0 garlic cloves