Broccoli and Water Chestnut Stir Fry


Broccoli and Water Chestnut Stir Fry

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Ta feisty preparation of nutritious vegetables, which are otherwise rarely used in everyday cooking in india. The broccoli and water chestnut stir-fry also looks very appealing because of the multi-coloured capsicums used in it. Another tasty twist to this recipe is the use of fresh red chillies, not dried ones as always. This lip-smacking oriental delicacy can be prepared in minutes, thanks to the robust stir-frying technique, so go on, treat your tongue to this sweet and sour treat.

Broccoli and Water Chestnut Stir Fry recipe - How to make Broccoli and Water Chestnut Stir Fry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 cup blanched broccoli florets
2 cups peeled and blanched water chestnuts
2 cups blanched capsicum (red , yellow and green) cubes
3 tbsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp finely chopped fresh red chillies
a pinch of sugar
salt to taste
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup water

Method
    Method
  1. Heat the oil in a wok, add the garlic, ginger and red chillies and stir fry for a few seconds.
  2. Add the blanched vegetables, sugar and salt and stir fry on a high flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add the soya sauce and the cornflour- water mixture and stir fry on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.

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