How to make Veg Crispy - Mixed vegetables fried to a crisp and tossed in a delicious Indo-Chinese sweet chilli sauce.

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Main Ingredients : Babycorn (बेबी कॉर्न), Green Capsicum (हरी शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Veg Crispy

This one is another creation of an Indo Chinese kitchen. A choice of mixed vegetables ranging from babycorn, capsicum, cauliflower, mushrooms and carrots to anything you want to eat are batter fried and then tossed in a sweet spicy sauce with the flavour of ginger and garlic. It is a perfect starter for any party or gathering because there is something in it for everybody.

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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Veg Crispy Recipe

  • Babycorn cut into thick strips 10

  • Green Capsicum cut into thick strips 1 large

  • Cauliflower 5-6 florets

  • Cabbage cut into thick strips 1/4 small

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • FOR BATTER

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 5 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 5 tablespoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • MSG optional 1/4 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • FOR SAUCE

  • Garlic chopped 4-5 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Celery chopped 2-3 inch stalk

  • Spring onions chopped 2

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

Method

Step 1

Mix cornflour, refined flour, ginger-garlic paste, MSG, lemon juice, salt and black pepper powder in a bowl with enough water to make a thick batter. Add the vegetables and mix so that all the vegetables are well coated.

Step 2

Heat enough oil in a wok and deep fry the vegetables. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside. For the sauce heat two tablespoons of oil in a pan. Add garlic, ginger, celery, spring onions and green chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add soy sauce, red chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, salt and black pepper powder and sauté for half a minute. Add all the fried vegetables and mix well. Serve hot.

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