A fit lifestyle is everyone’s dream. Yet, at times it seems a far-fetched thought because healthy dishes take time to cook and are believed to be expensive. With hectic schedules, cooking isn’t always a priority. Thus, we bring you one of the easiest and fastest recipes – Thai vegetable stir fry. There is no denying that eating vegetables is the best way to stay fit, but consuming raw vegetables is no fun. Thai vegetable stir fry is the best way to spice up boring veggies.
Rich in Thai flavors, this delicacy is also ideal for a dinner date. This delicious recipe is rich in nutritional value and doesn’t require much effort. Mentioned below is the complete recipe for Thai Vegetable stir fry.
Ingredients of Thai Vegetable Stir Fry
For sauce and veggies
- Ginger root (peel it before using) – 1 tablespoon
- Garlic cloves – 2 pieces
- Orient Asian’s Red Chilli Paste
- Half a bunch of fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves and stem
- Lime juice and zest – 1 lemon
- Fish Sauce – one tablespoon
- Canned coconut milk – 250 ml or 1 cup
- Raw cashew nuts (roasted) – 150 ml
- Mushrooms (shiitake is preferred, in case you can’t find it you can any edible mushroom) sliced – 75 g
- Carrots sliced – 2
- Broccoli – broken into florets – 1
- Cauliflower – broken into florets – Half cauliflower
- Green Beans or snow peas – 10 (approx.)
- Red capsicum sliced – 1
- Firm organic tofu cut into cubes – 180 g
- Orient Asian’s Thai Green Curry Paste
- Noodles – boiled
- Spring Onions sliced – 2
- Half a bunch of fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves
- Basil Leaves – 3 – 4
Nutritional Value of Thai Vegetable Stir Fry
Thai Vegetable Stir Fry is a mouth-watering delicacy that doesn’t take hours to cook. Plus, it is healthy. Mentioned below is the nutritional value of Thai vegetable stir fry: –
|Nutrition||Value (per serving)||Daily Value (%)|
|Energy||2768 KJ (662cal)||32%|
|Total Fat||27.4 g||39%|
|Carbohydrate Total||92.4 g||30%|
|Dietary Fibre||15.0 g||50%|
|Vitamin K||160.3 μg||200%|
|Vitamin E||4 mg||40%|
|Niacin B3||5.1 mg||51%|
Recipe For Thai Vegetable Stir Fry
Now that you know all the ingredients and nutritional value of stir fry veggies, do you want to savor the authentic Thai flavor? Thai vegetable fry is the perfect dish for it. Scroll down to read the complete recipe.
Preparation Time – 5 minutes
Cook Time – 15 minutes
Servings – 1 – 2 person
● Step 1
The first step to preparing Thai vegetable stir fry is pretty simple. Take a saucepan or a medium-sized mixing bowl. Place all the sliced and diced veggies together (carrot, cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms, coriander, snow peas). Mix all the veggies and sprinkle a pinch of salt. Mix well.
● Step 2
For the next step in the recipe of Thai vegetable stir fry, you will need a wok. Place the wok on the stove and add one tablespoon of vegetable oil. Heat the oil over medium flame. Once the oil is ready, add spring onions and stir fry them for one or two minutes (or until the onion starts to soften). Thereafter add the mixed veggies to the wok and add a few tablespoons of water. Cook the vegetables till they soften (but retain a bit of crunch). Then add the roasted cashew nuts, and stir fry for another minute.
● Step 3
Once the veggies are fried, add another tablespoon of oil to the wok or pan, add cubes of tofu and cook it till the tofu turns brownish on all sides.
● Step 4
This step is for cooking the sauce for Thai Vegetable Stir fry. Once the veggies are cooked, place them on a separate platter, or take another pan for cooking the sauce. If you take another pan, heat it on low flame. Thereafter, the procedure is the same. Add a few tablespoons of water, then add ginger and garlic cloves. Thereafter add two tablespoons of soy sauce, one tablespoon of Orient Asian’s Red Chilli Paste, and one and a half spoons of Orient Asian’s Thai Green Curry Paste. Mix them well.
● Step 5
This step in the Thai Vegetable Stir fry recipe includes coconut milk and fish sauce. Add coconut milk and fish sauce to the wok and mix them. After a minute, sprinkle some sugar (prefer palm sugar, if not available, use regular sugar), and mix well. Stir fry the sauce continuously so that it doesn’t stick to your wok/ pan. Cook it for half a minute or one minute.
● Step 6
Lastly, add your stir-fried veggies to the sauce to cook delicious Thai vegetables Stir fry and mix well. Then add the boiled noodles and mix well. Let it sit for a minute or two so that the veggies and noodles are immersed in the delicious taste of the sauce. Thereafter, add the lime juice and cook for another minute. Mix the ingredients well.
Once it is cooked, serve hot. You can garnish the Thai vegetable stir-fry with basil leaves and coriander and add a pinch of lemon zest on top.
How To Bring Variations In Thai Vegetable Stir Fry
There are many ways in which you can bring variations in Thai Vegetable Stir Fry.
Mentioned below are some common ways: –
- Make it Soy-free by replacing tofu with chicken pieces.
- You can make it nut-free by replacing the cashew nuts with sunflower seeds
- If you want to make it completely vegetarian, you can replace fish oil with sea salt.
- You can also leave out the garlic and ginger cloves and add or replace veggies according to your choice.
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