Okra and Baby Corn in Chilli Hoisin Sauce


Okra and Baby Corn in Chilli Hoisin Sauce

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Okra, a vegetable you’d normally associate with Indian cuisine, finds an apt place in this Oriental delicacy.


Here, strips of ladies finger and baby corn are combined with onion and Chinese greens to make a fiery dish flavoured with red chilli sauce and hoisin sauce.


Okra and Baby Corn in Chilli-Hoisin Sauce has a distinct flavour and a wonderful texture that you are sure to relish.

Okra and Baby Corn in Chilli Hoisin Sauce recipe - How to make Okra and Baby Corn in Chilli Hoisin Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups ladies finger (bhindi) (okra / bhindi) , cut into long strips
1 cup diagonally cut and blanched baby corn
1 1/2 tbsp red chilli sauce
1 tbsp hoisin sauce
3 1/2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying
2 tsp oil
1/2 cup onion cubes
1 tsp soy sauce
1 cup pak choi , torn into small pieces

Method
    Method
  1. Combine 1½ tbsp of cornflour and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the ladies finger, 1 tbsp of cornflour and a little salt in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Heat the oil for deep-frying in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry the ladies finger, a few at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  4. Combine the baby corn, remaining 1 tbsp of cornflour and a little salt in a bowl and mix well.
  5. In the same hot oil, deep-fry the baby corn, a few pieces at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  6. Combine the red chilli sauce, hoisin sauce and soya sauce in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  7. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a high flame for 1 minute.
  8. Add the pakchoi and sauté on a high flame for 1 minute.
  9. Add the prepared sauce, cornflour-water mixture and a little salt, mix well and cook on a high flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  10. Switch off the flame, add the fried baby corn and fried ladies fingers and toss well.
  11. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy482 cal
Protein4.9 g
Carbohydrates34 g
Fiber5.1 g
Fat37.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A362.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.3 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B32.1 mg
Vitamin C11.8 mg
Folic Acid100.5 mcg
Calcium102.9 mg
Iron2.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium248 mg
Potassium266.4 mg
Zinc0.8 mg

Reviews

Okra and Baby Corn in Chilli-Hoisin Sauce
 on 11 Sep 15 04:55 PM
5

Great gravy style Okra and baby corn in chilli-hoisin sauce.. Never thought of making gravy with okra.. the fried baby corn and the okra.. adds a superb taste to the gravy.. i served this with vegetable fried rice.. and it just tastes superb..
Okra and Baby Corn in Chilli-Hoisin Sauce
 on 21 Mar 13 09:42 AM
5

Good combinations of vegetables and mix of soya and hoisin sauce. I didn't deep fry the bhindi to make the vegetable healthy.