Friday, February 27, 2009
Tri-Color Vegetable Stir-fry
Yellow Bell Pepper - 1 (diced into 1″ squares)
Red Bell Pepper - 1 (diced into 1″ sq.)
Green Bell Pepper - 1 (diced into 1″ sq.)
Tomato - 1 medium (diced into 1″ sq.)
Cucumber - 1 (peeled and cut into 1″ sq.)
Red Onion - 1 small (diced into 1″ sq.)
Green Chili - 1-2 (finely chopped) - optional
Cilantro - 10 springs (finely chopped)
Oil - 1 tbsp
Tandoori Masala - 1/2 tsp
Chaat Masala - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Dried Cranberries - 1/4 cup
Heat Oil in a large wok on med-high flame.
Once Oil is hot, add Onions, Tomatoes and Green Chilies.
Saute for 3 to 4 mins., stirring continuously.
Add Chaat Masala and Tandoori Masala and mix well.
Add Bell Pepper and saute for another 2 to 3 minutes.
Add Cucumber and Lemon Juice, mix and turn off the flame.
Add in Salt and mix well.
Top with Cranberries and Cilantro, toss lightly and serve hot (or cold)!
Do not overcook the onions…they need to retain their crunch to really enjoy this dish.
Use just one color bell pepper if all 3 colors are not available.
This is a great dish when you are hungry but want something really healthy.