Friday, August 23, 2013

Peanut Sesame Vegetables

Stir-fried vegetables in a tangy orange sauce with peanuts and sesame seeds. This recipe works well for Jains.

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Makes 4 servings


1 cup paneer (cottage cheese) , cut into strips
1 cup blanched broccoli , divided into small florets
6 baby corn , sliced diagonally and blanched
1 green capsicum , sliced
2 tsp soy sauce
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tsp cornflour
2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
2 tbsp roasted peanuts
3 tbsp oil
salt and pepper to taste

To Serve


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan or wok, add the paneer strips and fry till they are brown.
  2. Add the brocoli, baby corn, capsicum and mushrooms and stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, mix the soya sauce with the orange juice and cornflour and stir into the vegetables, stirring constantly till the sauce has thickened and glaze develops.
  4. Stir in the sesame seeds, peanuts, salt and pepper and cook for 3 to 4 minutes
  5. Serve hot with rice or noodles.

Recipe Source: Peanut Sesame Vegetables by Tarla Dalal

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