Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Hot N Spicy Baby corn with Capsicum

I wanted to cook some chinese food tonight ..and i just love all the chinese gravy because of the garlicy flavour in it and is very easy to cook as well....so I am sure you are going to love it when u prepare this spicy chinese gravy......


10-12 babycorn cut diagonally (med size pieces)

1 capsicum cut into cubes

2-3 whole red chillies

1/4 cup chopped spring onion greens

1 onion cut into quarter and the layers separated

6-7 cloves of garlic finely chopped

2 tbsp tomato sauce

1 tbsp vinegar

1 tbsp red chilli paste

1 tsp chilli sauce

1 tsp sugar

1 cup vegetable stock

1 tbsp oil + to deep fry

2 tbsp cornflour

2 tbsp cornflour mixed in 1/4 cup water

1 tbsp red chilli flakes

chopped spring onions greens, white sesame seeds to garnish


  • Mix 2 tbsp cornflour with the babycorn and sprinkle 2 tbsp of water if its too dry and then deep fry it till crisp and keep aside
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add whole red chillies, chopped garlic and fry till for 2 minutes
  • Then add tomato sauce, vinegar, red chilli paste, hot chilli sauce, sugar,salt and fry for 1-2 minutes, then add onion, capsicum, spring onion and fry for another minute
  • Add the vegetable stock and continue to cook on a high flame till it boils and then add the cornflour paste and cook till it starts to thicken
  • Lastly add fried babycorn and mix well, sprinkle red chilli flakes and garnish it with spring onion greens, white sesame seeds and then serve hot with steamed rice.