Wai Wai Noodles Fry Recipe (Quick & Easy)

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Wai Wai noodles fry recipe is perfect for those looking for a quick and satisfying hot snack. It’s ideal for busy weekdays when you have little time to cook or want something delicious and filling!

Wai wai recipe

Wai Wai Noodles

Growing up in Nepal, every child remembers munching on a bowl of Wai Wai instant noodles. From quick snacks after school to comforting wai wai soup on rainy days, Wai Wai has been a staple in Nepalese hearts for as long as anyone can remember.

This was one of my favorite instant noodles while growing up and is still one of my favorites today! This noodle tastes delicious, either raw or cooked.

So, the next time you crave a comforting and tasty snack, try our wai wai noodles fry recipe. Here is a quick and easy wai wai recipe.

wai wai noodles stir fry

Ingredients

Ingredients for wai wai noodles recipe

Wai wai noodles: Vegetarian (Green packet) or chicken flavor (Red packet). You can use either, but I am using vegetarian for this recipe.

Onion: Red or white onion.

Vegetables: Peas or carrots or pepper. Feel free to substitute with your favorite vegetables.

Sauce: Tomato sauce, spicy siracha sauce, or you can replace it with green chili.

Seasoning: Black pepper and salt.

Egg (optional)

Oil: Olive oil or any vegetable oil.

Spice: Red chili kashmiri powder.

Note: Wai wai comes with its own masala powder that contains salt, and wai wai itself is salty, so please be cautious when adding salt.

Instructions

soak wai wai in water.

Step 1: Remove the noodles from the packet. Add two cups of warm water to a bowl to soften them.

STRAIN NOODLES

Step 2: Let the noodles soak for 10 minutes until soft. Using a strainer, strain the noodles once they are soft.

ADD ONION. (1)

Step 3: Pour oil into the pan. Once the oil is hot, add the onion. Stir fry it for 2-3 minutes on medium-high heat until the onion softens and turns light brown.

ADD EGG.

Step 4: Then add the egg and cook it for two to three minutes.

ADD PEAS.

Step 5: Next, add peas after that. Mix everything together and fry for a few minutes.

ADD SOAKED NOODLES

Step 6: Add soaked noodles and stir-fry them for a few minutes.

ADD Sauce.

Step 7: Finally, add all seasonings (black pepper, kashmiri powder, wai wai masala powder, salt to taste), tomato, and spicy sauce to the pan.

COMBINE EVERYTHING WELL.

Step 8: Stir everything together and fry for 3-5 minutes. Then, it’s time to serve the wai wai noodles. Make them even better with this delicious lassi!

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Wai Wai Noodles Fry Recipe

This is an easy and quick Wai Wai recipe that is comforting and delicious to eat at any time of the day!
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CourseMain
CuisineNepali
CategoryNoodles
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Servings1 people
Calories470kcal

Equipment

  • Non-sticky pan
  • Spoon or Chopstick

Ingredients

  • 1 egg (optional)

Oil

  • 1 tbsp olive oil or any vegetable oil of your choice

Vegetables

  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp frozen peas or any vegetable of your choice ( or Carrots, pepper)

Sauce

  • ½ tbsp tomato sauce
  • ½ tbsp siracha sauce or any spicy sauce

Seasoning

  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • salt (as needed) ( Please be cautious when adding salt.

Spices

  • ¼ tsp red chili powder (Kashmiri)

Water

  • 2 cup warm water

Instructions

  • Add two cups of warm water to the noodles in a bowl to soften them. Let the noodles soak for 10 minutes until soft. Using a strainer, strain the noodles once they are soft.
    2 cup warm water, 1 wai Wai Noodles (Chicken or Vegetarian flavor)
  • Pour one tablespoon of oil into the pan. Once the oil is hot, add the onion. Stir fry it for 2-3 minutes on medium-high heat until the onion softens and turns light brown.
    1 tbsp olive oil or any vegetable oil of your choice, ¼ cup chopped onion
  • Then add the egg and cook it for two to three minutes.
    1 egg (optional)
  • Add peas after that. Mix everything together, add noodles, and stir-fry them for a few minutes.
    2 tbsp frozen peas or any vegetable of your choice
  • Finally, add all seasonings and sauces to the pan. Stir everything together and fry for 3-5 minutes. Add salt if needed
    Garnish with your favorite herbs! It's time to serve the wai wai noodles.
    ½ tbsp tomato sauce, ½ tbsp siracha sauce or any spicy sauce, ¼ tsp black pepper, ¼ tsp red chili powder (Kashmiri), salt (as needed)

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Notes

# Wai wai comes with its own masala powder that contains salt, and wai wai itself is salty, so please be cautious when adding salt.
# If you wish, you can garnish it with cilantro or green onions.
# Feel free to substitute with your favorite vegetables. I am using green peas only, but add any vegetables of your choice.
The nutrition information provided is an estimate and may not be exact.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 226mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3241IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg
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2 thoughts on “Wai Wai Noodles Fry Recipe (Quick & Easy)”

  1. 5 stars
    This actually turned out to be really good. I found the noodles to be too soft so will soak for 5 minutes instead of 10 next time. I also ended up using more oil when stir frying the noodles. I recommend trying this recipe.

    Reply
    • Hi Lou,
      I’m glad you liked the recipe! Your tips will certainly help others trying this recipe. Thank you for sharing your feedback and recommendation. 🙂

      Reply

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