Healthy, Homemade Ramen-1) Put a few cups of water into a saucepan and bring it to a boil. 2) Add dry spices and fresh vegetables, then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for a couple of minutes. 3) Add frozen veggies (if using) and rice noodles. Bring the water back up to a boil after adding the noodles, then let them simmer. Cook for three-five minutes, until the noodles are just tender.