Ingredients for - Curried satay noodles

1. 150g dried wholewheat noodles
2. 2 tsp rapeseed oil
3. 1 red pepper, halved seeded and thinly sliced
4. 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks (about 90g)
5. 1 tbsp finely chopped ginger
6. 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
7. 1 chilli, deseeded and finely chopped (optional)
8. ½ tsp cumin seeds
9. 1-2 tsp curry powder
10. 2 ½ -3 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
11. 1 tbsp tomato purée
12. 150ml vegetable stock, made with 1⁄2 tsp vegetable bouillon
13. 100g frozen peas
14. ½ lemon, juiced

How to cook deliciously - Curried satay noodles

1 . Stage

Boil the noodles following pack instructions, then rinse well to ensure the strands are separate. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a wok or sauté pan over a high heat and stir-fry the pepper, carrot, ginger, garlic and chilli, if using, for 5 mins until softened. Stir in the cumin seeds and curry powder and cook for 30 seconds or so until aromatic.

2 . Stage

Mix the peanut butter and tomato purée with the vegetable stock until smooth. Add the drained noodles to the wok along with the frozen peas, then pour in the peanut and tomato mixture and toss everything together. If it seems a bit claggy, stir in a drop more water. Squeeze in the lemon juice, toss well and serve. This recipe is part of our free 7-day healthy diet plan. To access the full meal plan, click here.