Vegetable Stir-Fry

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An excellent and delicious accompaniment or side to any meal, this dish is easy to prepare and is so pretty and colorful that it will tempt even the most fussy eater to give it a try.

1 cup
broccoli florets
1 cup
green beans, cut into 2-3 inch pieces
1/2 cup
baby corn
large onion, cut in half and sliced thin
carrots, cut into strips
small red capsicum, cut into strips
red or green chilli, chopped
2 tbsp
oil or melted butter
1 tsp
ginger and garlic paste
1 tsp
lemon juice
salt to taste
(about ½ tsp)
1 tsp
black pepper powder
1 tsp
soy sauce
1 tsp
1 tbsp
lightly toasted sesame seeds

Clean and chop all your vegetables. Bring some lightly salted water to a boil in a big pan. Add in the carrot strips and green beans. Let them boil for 2-3 minutes, then add the broccoli, turn off the heat immediately and drain. This helps to partially soften the vegetables so it takes less time to stir-fry them. Pick out the broccoli florets and set them aside as they take the least amount of time to cook so they will be added last during the cooking process.

In a wok or pan, heat the oil. Add ginger and garlic paste, stir fry for a few seconds, then add the sliced onions. Fry them until they soften. Now add the strips of capsicum and fry those for another couple of minutes on low heat. Next, add the chilli, carrot strips, green beans and baby corn. Sprinkle the salt and sugar.

On low or medium-low heat, keep stir-frying the vegetables until they are nicely cooked but with a crunch to them still. If needed, you can add a little splash of water so the veggies do not get stuck as they cook. Finally add the broccoli florets, sesame seeds and splash in the soy sauce. Stir fry for another couple of minutes.

Turn off the heat, squeeze in the lemon juice and adjust salt and spice to your taste.



Wow!!!!! The dishes Look so AWESOME!!!!!! i was searching for Muslim/Indian Cuisine for a long time....I am sure many of them will enjoy this!!!

Its cool..We loved it when we made it and ate...woow...good and perfect recipe...

Fauzia's Kitchen Fun's picture

Hi, yes you can. Put the cauliflower in boiling water and boil for a few minutes to help it along. Then drain and use in the stir fry.

Hi! Can I substitute cauliflower for broccoli? If I can, how do I go about pre-cooking that?

its very good ...i will try it today.

Umm Maryam's picture

assalam o alaikum..

dear sis fauzia...would it be ok to use frozen veggs? i dont have sesame seeds :(

Fauzia's Kitchen Fun's picture

Yes you can use frozen veggies, and you can omit the sesame seeds. :)

Umm Maryam's picture

oh and can i add mushrooms to this? i have canned mushroom. can i just discard the water from can and add straight to the pan and stir fry it?


Fauzia's Kitchen Fun's picture

Yes you can add mushrooms, and yes, simply drain them (chop them if you like them sliced thinner) and add them in after the other veggies are about done as mushrooms do not take long to cook (plus since you are using them from the pan, they are already cooked). :)


salam fauzia i want to tell u that i made ras mailai it was so yummy and easy. and i love ur veggies recipes as well, pls upload more and more , just love it keep up the good work