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Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant

This is a very popular dish in Chinese cuisine. This hot and sour eggplant is an easy and delicious dish with very few ingredients that are already available in your pantry. The Chinese eggplant has thinner skins and few seeds, but I have substituted it with the small purple Indian brinjals.Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. Now let's see how to prepare this dish with step by step photos.


This is a very popular dish in Chinese cuisine. This hot and sour eggplant is an easy and delicious dish with very few ingredients that are already available in your pantry. The Chinese eggplant has thinner skins and few seeds, but I have substituted it with the small purple Indian brinjals.Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. Now let's see how to prepare this dish with step by step photos.

How to prepare Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant - Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant recipe

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Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant - Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant in your kitchen.

Prep time : 10 minutes
Cook time : 10 minutes
Serves : 3
Category : side dish

Ingredients 
  • 4 medium sized purple eggplant
  • 6 to 8 garlic cloves mashed
  • 1 tbsp chopped scallions
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp chopped spring onions
  • salt to taste

Cooking Directions
  1. Wash and cut the eggplants into small wedges and put them in salted water for 10 minutes.
  2. In a bowl mix in the soy sauce, white vinegar, sugar and corn flour.
  3. Take a pan and dry roast the white sesame seeds and keep it aside for garnishing.
  4. In the same pan add oil to heat. When you see a little smoke coming from the pan, add in the eggplant pieces. Roast it for a minute and slowly flip over each piece. Repeat this process for all the wedges.
  5. Then remove the eggplant from the pan and spread it in a plate.
  6. In the same pan, add some more oil to heat, then add in the chopped scallions, mashed garlic and red chilli. Stir fry for a minute until it's fragrant.
  7. Now add in the soy sauce mixture to the pan and stir it continuously until the sauce has thickened. Add in the required salt, pepper powder and the roasted eggplant to the pan. Toss them quickly in a high flame and transfer it to the serving plate.
  8. Garnish it with roasted white sesame seeds and chopped green onions on the top. Serve it immediately.

Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant with step by step photos

Take a pan and dry roast the white sesame seeds and keep it aside for garnishing.In the same pan add oil to heat. When you see a little smoke coming from the pan, add in the eggplant pieces. Roast it for a minute and slowly flip over each piece. Repeat this process for all the wedges.


In a bowl mix in the soy sauce, white vinegar, sugar and corn flour.



In the same pan, add some more oil to heat, then add in the chopped scallions, mashed garlic and red chilli. Stir fry for a minute until it's fragrant.
Now add in the soy sauce mixture to the pan and stir it continuously until the sauce has thickened. Add in the required salt, pepper powder and the roasted eggplant to the pan.


Toss them quickly in a high flame and transfer it to the serving plate.
Garnish it with roasted white sesame seeds and chopped green onions on the top. Serve it immediately.


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