Di San Xian

• Di san xian •
(Serves 4)

2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons corn flour (divided into 2)
Salt to taste
3 potatoes, peeled & cut into half-inch cubes
3 capsicums, cut into half-inch cubes
1 large brinjal, cut into half-inch cubes
Peanut oil for deep frying
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 large spring onion with stalks, chopped fine



Put soy sauce, brown sugar, 1 tablespoon corn flour and salt in a bowl and set aside.
Heat oil and on medium flame deep fry one at a time potatoes, capsicums & brinjal pieces which have been lightly coated with 1 tablespoon corn flour. Keep aside. Sauté chilli powder, garlic and green onion for a minute.
Return the potatoes, capsicums and brinjal to the pan and continue stir frying for another minute.
Pour soy sauce mixture and stir fry for half a minute more.

Serve with or without steamed rice.