Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Here is an amazingly healthy and easy to prepare 

Vegetable Stew (prepared in Chinese style)


  • Baby corn -6
  • Button mushrooms-4
  • Capsicum-2
  • Cauliflower- Few bits
  • Carrot (medium sizes)-1
  • Onion-1
  • Spinach-few leaves
  • corn flour-1 Teaspoon
  • White pepper powder -to taste
  • White vinegar-1 teaspoon
  • Ajinomoto-1 pinch
  • Sugar-1/2 teaspoon
  • Sesame oil-1 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste


  1. Slice mushrooms and carrots into thin slivers.
  2. Chop capsicum and onion into 1 inch pieces.
  3. Chop baby corn into 2 inch pieces
  4.  Tear the spinach leaves into bits.
  5. Heat the oil.
  6. Stir fry all the vegetables on high heat for a minute.
  7. Keep a few baby corn bits separately. Mash them coarsely.
  8. Add the ajinomoto and salt. Cook till they are tender.
  9. Add white pepper powder and sugar.
  10. Add 4 cups of water.Bring to a boil.
  11. In a cup of water dissolve the cornflour.
  12. Add the mashed babycorn to the solution.
  13. Add the mixture to the boiling vegetables.
  14. Cook continuously till it thickens and gets a glaze.
  15. Add the vinegar and more saltand pepper to taste.
  16. Serve hot.