Sweet and Sour Vegetables

sweet and sour vegetables


  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • ½ cup diced carrot
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 1 cup potato cubes
  • 1 can pineapple cubes
  • 1 apple, skinned and cut into 1 cm pieces
  • ½ cup diced red capsicum
  • ½ cup chopped opinions
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 1 cup diced tomato
  • 1 tbsp ghee (purified butter)
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 vegetable stock cube, such as Knorr’s mushroom flavored Vegetable Stock Cube
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 white granulated tbsp sugar
  • Salt to taste


  1. Warm 2 tbsp water and dissolve the vegetable stock cube in the water
  2. Add corn starch in the vegetable stock and mix till there are no lumps
  3. Heat the ghee and fry the onions till golden in color
  4. Add the cloves and cinnamon and fry again for a couple of minutes
  5. Add cauliflower, potato, carrot and celery and fry for 3-4 minutes
  6. Add 1 cup water and allow vegetables to cook
  7. When the vegetables are mostly cooked, add capsicum, tomatoes, apple, pineapple, green peas, corn starch paste, chili powder, ketchup and sugar and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat
  8. Note: the vegetable stock cube brings good amount of salt and so be careful with additional salt
  9. Serve with steamed rice

Serves: 4

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