Chilli Baby Corn, Chinese Chilli Baby Corn

Chilli Baby Corn, Chinese Chilli Baby Corn

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Chilli Baby Corn has become a taken-for-granted starter on most party menus these days. It is also a popular starter at restaurants.

Its crunchy, exciting texture and vibrant flavour make it popular amongst foodies, especially those who love tongue-tickling, spicy stuff.

Batter-coated and deep-fried baby corn is tossed with an assortment of awesome ingredients, which range from crunchy spring onions and pungent garlic to a splash of Oriental sauces.

Make sure the baby corn is not sliced too thin, or you will lose the lovely crunch. Sure to fire up your digestive juices, this starter is a must-try!

You can also try other recipes like Chilli Paneer or Chinese Barbequed Tofu with Sesame Noodles .

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Chilli Baby Corn, Chinese Chilli Baby Corn recipe - How to make Chilli Baby Corn, Chinese Chilli Baby Corn

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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1 cup sliced baby corn
2 tbsp oil
3 slit green chillies
1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onion greens and whites
2 tsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
1/2 cup sliced capsicum
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp chilli sauce
1/2 tsp vinegar
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
1 tsp cornflour
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Batter (using 1/2 Cup Of Water)
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup cornflour
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
  1. Combine the cornflour and 2 tbsp of water in a small bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and dip a few babycorn pieces in the prepared batter and deep-fry few at a time till they are light brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the green chillies, ginger, garlic, spring onion whites and greens, and celery and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the capsicum, and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the soy sauce, chilli sauce, vinegar, cornflour-water mixture, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for few seconds, while stirring it continuously.
  6. Add the deep-fried babycorn, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to minutes, while stirring it continuously.
  7. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion greens.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy435 cal
Protein5.8 g
Carbohydrates43.4 g
Fiber3.4 g
Fat27.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A334.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.4 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B32.2 mg
Vitamin C17.5 mg
Folic Acid52.8 mcg
Calcium42.8 mg
Iron2.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium219.6 mg
Potassium187.7 mg
Zinc0.7 mg

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Chilli Baby Corn, Chinese Chilli Baby Corn
 on 28 Jun 17 03:20 PM

Chilli babycorn.. this one recipe i just love it in chinese cuisine.. Just plain fried rice taste really yumm.. And also works great as starter..