Asian Delight: Vegetable Pad Thai Recipe

Asian Delight- Vegetable Pad Thai Recipe

Pad Thai is a classic Thai stir-fried noodle dish that is loved by many around the world. This vegetable Pad Thai recipe is a vegetarian version of the classic dish, made with stir-fried vegetables, rice noodles, and a flavorful sauce. It’s a quick and easy dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner. Here’s how to make vegetable Pad Thai at home:


  • 8 oz (225g) rice noodles
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (bell peppers, bean sprouts, carrots, etc.)
  • 1 cup firm tofu, cubed
  • 2 eggs, beaten (optional)
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind paste
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes (optional)
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1. Cook the rice noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, tamarind paste, sugar, and chili flakes. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet or wok, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat. Add the tofu cubes and cook until they are golden brown on all sides. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the remaining oil and add the mixed vegetables. Cook until they are tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Push the vegetables to one side of the skillet and pour the beaten eggs into the other side. Scramble the eggs and mix with the vegetables.
  6. Add the cooked noodles, tofu, and sauce to the skillet. Toss everything together until well combined and heated through.
  7. Remove from heat and sprinkle with chopped peanuts, cilantro, and green onions.
  8. Serve hot with lime wedges on the side.


  • Feel free to customize the vegetables according to your preference and season. Other good options include broccoli, snap peas, and mushrooms.
  • If you don’t have tamarind paste, you can substitute it with lime juice and brown sugar.

This vegetable Pad Thai is a flavorful and satisfying dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner or for entertaining guests. Serve it with a side of Thai spring rolls and a Thai iced tea for a complete meal. Enjoy!

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