Satisfy your snack cravings with Wai Wai Sadeko, a quick and easy Nepalese snacks made by mixing instant noodles with fresh veggies, spices, and seasonings.
Nepalese people love Wai Wai noodles, and it’s not hard to see why! These instant noodles are so popular in Nepal that they’re practically a household name. It’s rare to come across a Nepalese home that doesn’t have a pack or two of Wai Wai noodles tucked away in their pantry.
One of the things I like about Wai Wai noodles is their versatility. They can be enjoyed in various ways, whether raw, fried or in soup, making them a unique and flexible meal option.
Here is a simple and quick wai wai sadeko recipe.
What Is Wai Wai Sadeko?
Wai Wai is a popular instant noodle brand in Nepal. “Sadeko” is a Nepali word for marination. “Wai Wai Sadeko” is a popular street food in Nepal that consists of crispy noodles mixed with vegetables and spices.
Wai Wai Sadeko is known for its spicy and tangy flavor, and it is often served as a snack or an appetizer.
Wai Wai Sadeko Ingredients
#Noodles: wai wai noodles (chicken or veg)
#Vegetables: Onion, tomato, cilantro and green chili.
#Oil: Mustard or olive oil
#Seasonings: Lemon and sichuan pepper
#Peanuts:Roasted peanuts (optional)
Note: Wai Wai noodles already contain salt in their masala powder, so it’s not necessary to add more. However, if you want, you can add some according to your preference.
#1. Chop the tomato, onion, cilantro, and green chili into small pieces. Place them in a mixing bowl. Add peanuts, sichuan pepper, lemon, oil and wai wai seasoning to the bowl.
#2. Add wai wai to the bowl. Mix everything thoroughly.
#3. Once everything is mixed, serve immediately.
Tips & Serving
- To fully enjoy the taste and crunchiness of Wai Wai noodles, make sure to eat them immediately after they’re prepared. Waiting too long can cause the dish to lose its texture and make the noodles soggy.
- Wai Wai Sadeko is best to pair it with a cold beverage like lassi or any cold drink. You can also serve it with refreshing fruit juice or a cold soda.
Other Sadeko Recipes
If you enjoyed trying Wai Wai Sadeko and want to explore more, there are several other Sadeko recipes that you can try.
- Spicy Potato Salad (Nepali Aloo Sadeko)
- Chicken Momo Sadeko Recipe
- Bhatmas Sadeko (Spicy Soybean Salad Recipe)
- Nepali Peanut Sadeko Recipe | Spicy Peanut Salad
Wai Wai Sadeko is a must-try dish in Nepal, offering a unique blend of flavors and textures that make it a standout street food.
Its popularity and versatility make it a great addition to any recipe collection, especially for those who enjoy trying new and exciting dishes.
1. What are wai wai noodles made of?
Wai Wai noodles are made from wheat flour, refined palm oil, and salt, which are dried and packaged. They are available in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian varieties.
2. Does Wai Wai contain MSG?
Yes, Wai Wai noodles contain MSG (monosodium glutamate), which is a flavor enhancer commonly used in instant noodles to enhance their taste. It is listed as an ingredient on the packaging of Wai Wai noodles.
3. Is it safe to eat wai wai without cooking?
Yes, you can eat Wai Wai without cooking it. It is crunchy and quite tasty. However, you can also eat it fried or as a soup.
4. Is wai wai noodles healthy?
Wai Wai noodles aren’t a healthy food choice since they contain high amounts of calories, sodium, and carbohydrates. If you still want to indulge in them, it’s better to consume them in moderation as a treat rather than making them a regular part of your diet.
Wai Wai Sadeko : A Spicy Nepalese Snack
- ¼ cup chopped tomato
- ¼ cup chopped onion
- 1 green chili
- ⅓ cup cilantro
- 1 tsp mustard oil or any vegetable oil of your choice
- ½ tbsp lemon
- ½ tsp sichuan pepper (timmur ko chhop)
- 1¼ cup roasted peanuts
- Add all chopped onion, tomato, and cilantro to a mixing bowl and set them aside.Add wai wai seasonings, lemon, Sichuan pepper, oil, and roasted peanuts to the bowl.
- Add wai wai noodle to the bowl. Mix everything well.
- Once everything is mixed, serve immediately.
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