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Brinjals in chinese style

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Recipe by panchi of guwahati, IN

Try this brinjal in a chinese style

Ingredients vegetarian 1 servings

    • 15-20 thin brinjals (eggplants)
    • Flour, to coat
    • Salt to taste
    • Oil, for frying

    For the gravy:

    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 2 tsp oil
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp soya sauce
    • 1/2 tsp vinegar
    • 2 tsp cornflour mixed with 1/2 cup water
    • 1 tsp chopped fresh red chillies
    • 1 tsp chicken powder or a cube of chicken stock,crushed
    • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • A pinch of msg


    1. Cut the brinjals into thin strips,make cross incisions on the outer side.
    2. Add salt n mix well.dust the brinjal strips with flour.Deep fry till crispy n keep aside on an absorbent paper.
    3. Heat oil in a pan,add ginger-garlic paste.fry for a few seconds.Add red chillies n MSG.
    4. In the mean-time,take sugar,salt,soya sauce,vinegar,cornflour-water mixture,chicken powder in a bowl.mix well.
    5. Add this to the pan.Stir constantly till it thickens like sauce.
    6. Place the fried brinjal strips on a serving platter.Pour the sauce over it.
    7. Serve hot with fried rice 



    Thank u so much Parul


    Thanx Areen...

    Parul Patel

    To Areen & Panchi, brinjals are very commonly used in China. In China, it known as eggplant. In US it easily available in every grocery store. BTW this is nice recipe.


    MSG,also called as ajinamoto,is a ingredient used in the chinese is easily available in the market..


    What is MSG


    Thnx mayask...nice to get the nutrition details..nd also thnx for d pic!


    Hi ! Panchi .... Oops ! I forgot .... Awesome pic !


    Hi ! Panchi .... Tried out Ur recipe yesterday minus MSG . It was gud . Thank U . Brinjal is a very gud source of dietary fiber , Potassium , Manganese , Copper . Also gud source of Vit B6 , Folate , Iron , Zinc Magnesium etc . Brinjal helps in regulating high blood Cholesterol , Checks Diabetes , Improves Digestion , Cures Insomnia , Treats Epilepsy and Convulsion . Prevents Rheumatiod Arthritis nd helps in treating enlarged spleen .


    Thanx Areen..ya,brinjal is not a chinese as i love chinese i simply tried it in the chinese style,i hop u'll like it..


    Never heard of this as Brinjal are not really Chinese vegetable but I am sure it will taste good as I love Brinjal, Thank you.