Dec 31, 2015

Sweet and Sour Eggplants Recipe




It is made with eggplants and these eggplants are like sponges it absorbs what all flavours you add in. Just soaks and sucks it up. This chinese sauce was great with this amazing veggie.


I have a serious addiction to chinese cuisine. And this is my latest addition to my recipe collections..It is simple to make and taste yum..Love this with fried rice or noodles. Taste so good..


Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 3 to 4

Ingredients:

Eggplants - 1 large 
Oil - to fry
Ginger - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Spring Onion White - 2 chopped finely
Red Bell Pepper - 1/2 sliced thinly
Spring Onion Greens a handful chopped finely
Sesame Seeds for garnishing

For Sauce:
Soy Sauce - 2 tsp
Chilli Sauce - 2 tblspn
Vinegar - 2 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Water - 1/4 cup
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 2 tsp

Method:

Slice eggplants into rounds and then slice them into strips. Heat oil in a pan, drop eggplant and fry till golden Remove them and set aside.

Now mix all the sauce ingredients and set aside.

Heat little oil in a pan, add in ginger, garlic, spring onion white and saute for a min.

Add in red pepper and saute well. Add in sauce and cook till it get thick and glossy.


Now add in eggplant and mix well. Cook them for few mins.

Now add spring onion green and mix well.


Spoon this into a bowl, top with sesame seeds and spring onion greens. Serve over rice.

Pictorial:
Wash your eggplant
slice top off


slice them into round


take one




Cut them in strips..if they are big, you can cut them in half


these were small slices so i just cut them like this


take them in a plate


heat oil and add the eggplants in 


toss and fry


keep frying till it gets golden


now it well fried and eggplants is cooked


remove them and set aside..


Take your sauce ingredients


Take soy sauce in a bowl


add in vinegar


add chilli sauce


add in water


add salt


add chilli flakes or powder


add in sugar


and some cornflour


mix well and set aside


Prepare your other stuffs


Heat little oil in a pan, add in ginger, garlic and spring onion white


fry for few mins


add in sliced red bell peppers


fry them for few mins


add in sauce 


mix well


bring it to a boil and cook for few mins


add in fried eggplant


mix well


cook till it thickens


add in spring onion greens


spoon this into a plate


sprinkle with sesame seeds


top with spring onion greens


Serve with rice

2 comments:

  1. looks wonderful we make it differently

    Happy New Year

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  2. looking great.....mouth wateringgggggggg.........

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