Tuesday, July 7, 2015

healthy stir fried vegetables


  • 1 cup broccali floret
  • 1 cup three colors(red, yellow, green) bell pepper cut in strips
  • 4 french beans julienne
  • 1 small carrot cut in strips
  • 6-7 button mushrooms cut in cubes
  • 1/2 cup cabbage (cut in thick strips)
  • 1 medium onion julienne
  • 2 clove of garlic grated
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp hot and sweet tomato ketchup(maggie)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sukiyaki sauce(chings)
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • Pepper to taste(1/5 tsp )
  • Salt to taste (1/4 tsp)
  • 1/2 tsp seasame seeds(slightly roasted)
  • 7-8 cashewnuts(slightly roasted)
  • 1-2 tbsp of roasted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Steps to prepare: 

  1. Slightly blanch broccali, carrot n beans and keep aside.
  2. (You can do this in microwave too. Simply boil one n half cup water for one minute in microwave then add all the vegetables and microwave for one minute at 70% power.)
  3. In a small bowl mix together, sukiyaki sauce, sugar, hot and sweet ketchup, soy sauce and keep aside.
  4. In a non stick pan heat oil. Add onions and stir for 8-10 seconds. Then add grated garlic and fry till aromatic. Add ginger and garlic paste and stir till it stops spluttering.
  5. Add mushrooms and cook till brown. Add broccali, carrot and beans and cook covered with a lid for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add bell peppers and stir. Season with salt and pepper and cook covered with lid for 30-40 seconds.
  7. Add cabbage and the sauce into the vegetables and stir untill the sauce is well combined with the vegetables. Sprinkle some seasame seeds. Cook for few more seconds.
  8. Transfer on a serving plate. Garnish with seasamic seeds, cashewnuts n peanuts. Serve immediately.

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