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Vegan Pad Thai served in a black bowl with some lemon wedge served alongside

Easy Vegan Pad Thai

Easy Vegan Pad Thai is a simple stir-fried noodle made using vegetables, sauces and gluten-free Rice Noodles.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Kids Food, Noodles, Vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 250 grams of Rice Noodles
  • 1 small onion - cut lengthwise (Julienne)
  • 1 small carrot - ½ Cup - cut lengthwise (Julienne)
  • 1 small capsicum - ½ Cup - cut lengthwise (Julienne)
  • ½ Cup Shikate Mushroom or mushroom of your choice
  • ¼ Cup Raw Mango - cut lengthwise (Julienne) - Optional
  • ¼ Cup Roasted and crushed peanuts
  • 1-2 Thai Red chilli or chilli of your choice
  • 2 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1- inch ½ tablespoon ginger grated or finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves 1 tablespoon of garlic grated or finely chopped


  • 4 Tablespoon Diluted Tamarind Juice or 1 tablespoon tamarind extract
  • 2 tablespoon Soya Sauce - Gluten-Free can replace with Tamari Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilly Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha Sauce - - Can be replaced with Red chilly sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice


Cooking The Rice Noodles

  • Cook the Rice Noodles as per package Instructions
  • I have added the rice noodles in hot boilng water.
    Rice Noodles immersed in Boiling Water
  • I let it sit for 10 minutes until they are 90 percent cooked.
    Cooked Rice Noodles

Assembling/Cooking Vegan Pad Thai

  • In a wok, add in the oil.
  • Once hot add in the onion, garlic and ginger.
    Sauteeing Onion and Garlic
  • Sautee it on high for 1-2 minute.
    Sauteed Onion and Garlic
  • Now add in the carrot and mushroom and cook for 2-3 minutes on high. Add the veggies in the order of crispness.
    Adding of Mushroom and Carrot
  • Add in the capsicum and cook for 1 minute.
    Adding of Capsicum
  • Now add the sauces to mix everything.
    Adding of Sauces
  • Add the noodles and mix
    Adding of Rice Noodles
  • Add raw mango (if using), peanuts and give everything a nice mix.
    Adding of peanuts and green mango
  • Serve it hot.


  • Standard US Size Cups Used
  • Please read substitutes for gluten-free Ingredients.
  • Be sure to use certified gluten-free rice noodles
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