Schezuan Style Stir- Fried Vegetables ( Chinese Cooking )

Schezuan Style Stir- Fried Vegetables ( Chinese Cooking )

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Schezuan or sichuan essentially means spice, being derived from sichuan pepper, a condiment known for his spice quotient. This is probably the reason why the indian palate takes on so well to spicy schezuan food. Stir-fried vegetables are delightful to taste when cooked in this style. Fresh mixed vegetables cooked together with schezuan sauce and red chilies make this a perfect accompaniment to plain noodles or simple steamed rice. You can use a combination of vegetables and adjust the sauce if you don’t want it too hot. Enjoy the super taste!

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Schezuan Style Stir- Fried Vegetables ( Chinese Cooking ) recipe - How to make Schezuan Style Stir- Fried Vegetables ( Chinese Cooking )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 serves
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2 tsp oil
2 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
2 tsp schezuan peppers (triphal)
1/2 cup cabbage cubes
1/2 cup spring onion whites , quartered
3/4 cup baby corn , cut into wedges and blanched
3/4 cup broccoli florets , blanched
3/4 cup snow peas , each cut into 2 and blanched
3/4 cup coloured capsicum ( green , red and yellow) , cut into wedges
1/2 cup sliced zucchini
4 tsp schezuan sauce
a pinch sugar
salt to taste
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup
  1. Heat the oil in a wok / kadhai on a high flame till it smokes.
  2. Add the red chillies, schezuan peppercorns, cabbage and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a high flame till the water evaporates and the cabbage is tender.
  3. Add the spring onion whites and sauté on a medium flame for a minute, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the baby corn, broccoli, snow peas, capsicum, zucchini, schezuan sauce, sugar and salt, toss well and cook on a high flame for another 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the cornflour mixture, mix well and simmer till the sauce thickens. Serve hot.

Nutrient values per serve
Energy54 cal
Protein1.8 g
Carbohydrates6.1 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat2.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A468.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C63.1 mg
Folic Acid30 mcg
Calcium32 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium3.8 mg
Potassium131.4 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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