Spicy Vegetable Stir-Fry

Spicy Vegetable Stir-fry

Vegetable Stir-Fry needs no introduction - a popular Chinese dish that has a global appeal, it is a sizzling motley of stir-fried veggies in a spicy, pungent sauce that is sure to take your taste buds out for a heady spin. The wide variety of veggies add to the nutritional benefits of the dish, and practically any combination of veggies tastes great which makes it a really flexible recipe. Vegetable Stir-fry goes well with rice or noodles, and the stir-fried veggies taste best when they are tender but still a little crunchy. So the next time you have a craving for some Chinese food, head to your kitchen instead of your favorite Chinese restaurant for a stir-fried treat :)

Spicy Vegetable Stir-Fry recipe

Serves : 2

    1/2 cup cubed Red Bell Pepper; deseeded & cut into 1-inch cubes
    1/2 cup cubed Yellow Bell Pepper; deseeded & cut into 1-inch cubes
    1/2 cup cubed Onion; cut into 1-inch cubes
    1 cup Broccoli florets
    2 stalks of Spring Onion
    1/4 cup thinly sliced (diagonally) carrots; peeled
    1 1/2 tsp minced Garlic; peeled
    1 tsp minced Ginger; peeled
    1-2 Thai Chillies or to taste; destemmed & finely chopped
    1 1/2 cup Water
    Salt to taste
    1 tbsp Vegetable Oil

      For Sauce:
        2 tbsp Corn Flour/Corn Starch
        2 tbsp Soy Sauce
        2 tsp Chinese Red Chili Paste (Sambal Oelek) or to taste
        1 tbsp Rice Vinegar

          How to make Vegetable Stir-fry

          1. Boil water in a deep pan on medium heat. Add carrots & cook for a minute. Add brocolli & cook for further 2 minutes. Reserve 3/4 cup water, drain the rest. Refresh the vegetables in cold water. Keep aside.
          2. Thinly slice white part of spring onions. Diagonally chop the greens in 2 inch pieces for garnishing. Keep aside.
          3. Have all the other vegetables chopped & ready to cook.
          4. Combine corn flour/corn starch, soy sauce in the reserved water. Mix well till smooth. Add chilli paste, vinegar & mix well. Keep aside.
          5. Heat oil in a wok(kadai) on medium-high heat. Swirl the oil around the wok to coat it.
          6. Add minced garlic & ginger & cook for 15 seconds.
          7. Add the onion, spring onion whites and stir-fry for a minute.
          8. Add the carrot & stir-fry for another minute.
          9. Add bell pepper & stir-fry for 2 minutes or till cooked but crisp.
          10. Add thai chilli & broccoli. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until broccoli is bright green.
          11. Add reserved sauce, salt & cook, stirring until it thickens. Adjust the seasoning as per your taste.
          12. Garnish with spring onion greens. Serve immediately with noodles or rice.


          1. My son really want a spicy dish every day. That's why I searching in the internet about spicy stir fry vegetable. And I'm glad because I found your blog. Thank you so much for sharing this one.

            Stir Fry Vegetables

            1. We are happy to have you here, Pricilla. Glad to hear that your son likes spicy dishes, you have come to the right place. Any of the dishes on our blog can be made as mild or as hot as you want by adjusting the spice level. Many more dishes coming your way soon!

              Happy cooking!