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 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.

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


the chow chow/chayote squash pieces


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.

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* 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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