5 Treasure Vegetables

5 Treasure Vegetables

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Hi-five for the goodness of five veggies, that’s what this dish is all about! a nutritious and tasty preparation made of any combination of five colourful, fresh vegetables, the five treasure vegetables is a classic chinese recipe. While you can use any veggies of your choice, it would good to retain some of the typical oriental choices like bean sprouts and baby corn to ensure a pleasant crunchiness. The proportion of sauces is also important if you want an authentic, perfect outcome.

5 Treasure Vegetables recipe - How to make 5 Treasure Vegetables

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1 cup par boiled and diagonally cut baby corn
1/2 cup par boiled mushroom slices
1 cup par boiled broccoli florets
1/2 cup par boiled asparagus cut into 1" sticks
1 cup bean sprouts
3 tbsp oil
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp cornflour
1/2 cup water
4 tsp hoisin sauce
1/2 tsp sugar

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or kadhai, add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a high flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the baby corn, mushrooms, broccoli, asparagus and bean sprouts, mix well and cook on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the prepared sauce and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve immediately.


5 Treasure Vegetables
 on 14 Aug 13 03:04 PM

Baby corn, mushroom and broccoli cooked in soya sauce mixed with hoisin. Tasty and healthy.