Saturday, March 23, 2013

Spicy Baby corn stir fry

Spice up your spring/ summer with spicy n tangy corn delight.Its simply irresistible ! This is Tarla dalal's recipe with my simple twist. Its easy and quick to make.
For the marinade
  • 15 baby corn,sliced length wise
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 4tbsp Corn flour
  • 1tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2tsp Red chilly powder
  • 2tbsp Sesame oil/sunflower oil
  • salt to taste
For the main dish:
  • 10 shallots/spring onions (cut into half)
  • 2 Capsicum ( cut into square pieces)
  • 2tbsp Tomato chilly sauce
  • 1tsp Dark soy sauce
  • 1/2tsp MSG/ajjinomotto ( optional)
  • 1tsp Ginger ( chopped)
  • 1tsp garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 1tsp Pepper powder
  • 2 Green chilly (slit)
  • 1tsp oil
Cooking Directions

  • Mix together the sliced baby corn,chopped tomatoes,cornflour,1tbsp ginger-garlic paste,red chilly powder and salt.
  • Marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan and fry marinated baby corn till it cooks or until it changes its colour and well fried.Keep aside.
  • Now heat one more pan,add a tsp of oil add onions,chillies,chopped ginger and garlic and the sliced capsicum.
  • Stir fry over high heat for a few seconds.
  • Add the Tomato chilly sauce,soy sauce,MSG, and salt .
  • Then add the fried corn mixture and stir on high flame for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce coats the baby corn evenly.
  • Remove from the heat,sprinkle some pepper and serve hot with plain rice or Chinese noodles.
Note: You can replace spring onions/shallots with normal onions.Just make chop inot big chunks and use.
Tip:  when you are making stir fries its better to use Non-stick pans for better result as it requires less oil and makes the dish tasty and healthy too.
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