Probably everyone knows the noodles in chicken soup, which seemed so delicious in childhood. It is prepared for long, but how tasty it turns out! The taste of homemade noodles just can not be confused with the store.
It is generally accepted that noodles are an old Russian dish that was known many centuries ago. However, this is a bit wrong. For the first time, noodles began to be mentioned only in the 16th century, and before that they did not particularly like the noodles. According to some historians, the Russians took the noodle recipe from the Tatars and remade it in their own way. And now, in the 17th century, noodles became popular not only in the kitchen, but also turned into folklore. It is worth remembering only teasers about the inhabitants of Vladimir, who cut noodles with an ax!
Shopping noodles are now hard to surprise anyone, but to conquer the aroma, unique taste of homemade noodles, which absorbed the warmth and comfort of home, is easy. The main thing is to know some secrets of its preparation. It seems that here is so complicated, mixed all the ingredients together and rolled out the dough. But no, in order to cook noodles, you must carefully follow each stage.
It is believed that noodles are usually added to soups. This is a classic noodle in chicken soup, very fragrant and delicious duck noodles, sweet dairy and forest noodles. But with noodles you can cook not only soups! You can cook it with meat, for example, serve it with fatty meat pieces of pork, sprinkle with lamb fat or make diet noodles with pieces of chicken breast. BUT if you add to the noodles of various spices, spices, then such a dish can be a real masterpiece of culinary art!
Step by step recipe for homemade noodles
- Wheat flour - 1 tbsp.
- Egg - 1-2 pcs.
- Water - 2 tbsp. l
To make traditional noodles, take one glass of wheat flour, put a small hole in the form of a slide on the board, make a small hole in the middle and break 1-2 cold eggs there.
After that, add a couple of tablespoons of very cold, almost ice-cold water and immediately start kneading the dough, making sure that the liquid does not flow, and all mixed with flour. Knead the dough as thoroughly as possible and longer, but do not add more water. In extreme cases, you can add another spoonful of ice water.
Even if it seems to you that the dough is badly soaked, water is no longer required here, and your hands require effort. The quality of future noodles depends on how much you crush the dough.. Wrap the finished dough in plastic wrap and clean in a cool place for half an hour, let the dough fit, become softer and more elastic.
Now we will roll noodles. Sprinkle flour on the board, sprinkle dough on it, gently flatten it, sprinkle with flour and start rolling with a rolling pin, which also sprinkle with flour. Keep the rolling pin from the center to the edges, when the dough becomes rounded, begin to push the rolling pin harder, trying to make the dough as thin as possible. When the rolled dough becomes a few millimeters thick, be careful and careful not to tear it.
Aerobatics in the preparation of homemade noodles - to make the dough most thin. Do not forget that when cooking noodles swell and increase at least in half.
After rolling the noodles need to be cut. In order to get the classic noodles, leave the dough to dry for 10-15 minutes. Then sprinkle a sheet of dough with a small layer of flour. Then roll the dough sheet into a tube, flatten it gently and begin to cut a thin aesthetic ring with a sharp knife across and slightly obliquely, which will be no more than 2-3 millimeters thick.
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Put the finished rings on a tablecloth or towel, give them time to dry for a while, sometimes turning them over. Your noodle is ready, now you can add it to any dishes.
Also, do not forget to add a pinch of salt at the very beginning of preparation and note that this noodle should be enough for a large bowl of soup, if you need more servings, then take more products.
Italian homemade noodle recipe
- Flour - 300 g
- Eggs - 3 pcs.
- Olive oil - 2 tbsp. l
- Salt - 1/2 tsp.
Similarly, we make a hill of flour, we drive in eggs there, add olive oil and mix with flour. Then knead the dough, add water, depending on the consistency of the dough. Trust your feelings, if it is so flexible, you can not add water. The dough should not be sticky. Shine a ball out of it and leave it in a warm place for 20 minutes. And then, as in the previous recipe - roll and cut. Cook such noodles should be no more than 7 minutes.
Noodles home lean (without eggs)
- Flour - 1 tbsp.
- Onions - 1 small head
- Carrots - 1 pc.
- Vegetable oil - 2 tbsp. l
Chop carrots, onions and parsley and fry in vegetable oil. Mix flour with water (add water to the eye), add salt to taste, and knead very cool dough. Roll the bed as thin as possible and let it dry. Then cut into strips and chop the noodles. Add boiled vegetables, noodles and salt to boiling water. Boil a maximum of 10 minutes. In the process of cooking, add spices to taste.
Homemade noodle recipes don't differ much. But in all it is important to keep the technology, namely - make the dough cool and elastic, roll it out as thin as possible and cut gently. If you follow these simple rules, then the noodles you get everything to envy!