Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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Sweet and sour vegetables.................this is always the perfect go for all the chinese dishes, and you will enjoy it to the hilt...it has sweet and tangy sauce in it, crunchy vegetables, sweet pineapple, and more than anything, when the veggies are cut and ready,  it hardly takes few minutes to make this dish.


Ingredients
Spring onions - 1 bunch
Thinly shredded cabbage - 2 cups
Thinly julienned carrots - 2 cups
Thinly sliced green bell pepper - 1
Thinly cut chow-chow (chayote squash) - 2 cups
Pineapple pieces - 1 cup
Ginger paste - 11/2 tsp
Garlic paste - 11/2 tsp
Any cooking oil - 3 tbsps
Salt to taste

For the Sauce
Tomato ketchup - 3/4 cup
Soy sauce - 1/4 cup
Vinegar - 1/4 cup
Hot and spicy red chilli sauce - 4 tsps
Sugar - 4 tbsps
Corn flour - 3 tsps
Water - 1/2 cup

Recipe Cuisine: International/Indo - chinese; Category: Lunch/dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 10 mts

Serves 6


Heat oil in  a broad pan and add finely chopped spring onions


and add ginger garlic paste


Keeping on high flame, saute well


Now add the green bell peppers


cabbage


the chow chow/chayote squash pieces


carrots


and saute  everything well on high flames


Mix the above mentioned ingredients to a thick sauce


Veggies have shrunk a bit on high flames


Add the sauce now


Now add the pineapple pieces


Give a good stir and allow to simmer on slow fire for some time


Sauce has cooked well, veggies would have imbibed all flavors. Check and add little salt, since soy sauce has some salt in it


Serve this tasty aromatic dish with Quinoa fried rice.



This post first appeared in www.malpatskitchen.com
Notes
* Cucumbers and baby corn can also be added. 
* If you buy tinned pineapples, and if they are soaked in sugar syrup, you can add some of this syrup too, while making the sauce.










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