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


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


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.

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


  1. looks wonderful we make it differently

    Happy New Year

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


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