Chinese Tacos (Salad Taco with Hot and Sweet Vegetables) -Fusion Recipe

It is a twist to the regular tacos with plenty of green leafy vegetables making it a healthy anytime snack.

Uma Raghuraman
Chinese Tacos (Salad Taco with Hot and Sweet Vegetables) -Fusion Recipe
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Chinese Tacos (Salad Taco with Hot and Sweet Vegetables) -Fusion Recipe is a twist to the regular tacos with plenty of green leafy vegetables making it a healthy anytime snack. With summers at its peak, this recipe is refreshing and filling. These tacos are perfect for you if you are on a low carb diet. It is high in antioxidants and rich in fibre too. These tacos can be served as party starters or can be easily assembled during your picnics. Even cucumber or Zucchini shells can make a replacement for cabbage or lettuce leaves for these tacos. A must try lunch or dinner snack that is sure to make you feel light and guilt-free!

Serve Chinese Tacos along with Pasta In Tomato Onion Chutney for your fusion dinner.

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Cuisine: Fusion
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

55 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    Ingredients for Taco
  • 10 Lettuce leaves
  • Ingredients For Hot and Sweet Vegetables
  • 10 Button mushrooms , sliced into halves
  • 100 grams Tofu , cubed
  • 10 Baby corn , sliced into halves
  • 1 Cauliflower (gobi) , cut into florets
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , peeled and diced
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1 Dry red chilli , cut into smaller pieces (optional)
  • 4 cloves Garlic , grated
  • 1/2 inch Ginger , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli sauce , (adjust according to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons Honey
  • 2 teaspoons Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • Ingredients for Spicy Tomato Sauce
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 3 cloves Garlic , grated
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • Salt , salt to taste
  • Ingredients for Garnish
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 2 teaspoons Spring Onion Greens , finely chopped

How to make Chinese Tacos (Salad Taco with Hot and Sweet Vegetables) -Fusion Recipe

  1. To start with Chinese Tacos (Salad Taco with Hot and Sweet Vegetables) -Fusion Recipe, get all the ingredients ready and handy.

Preparing the cabbage or lettuce
  1. Peel the leaves carefully so that they do not split or tear.

  2. Keep a wide bowl with cold water and place these leaves in the bowl till assembling the tacos.

  3. Pat dry the leaves before you start assembling the Chinese Tacos (Salad Taco with Hot and Sweet Vegetables) -Fusion Recipe.

Instruction for the Spicy Tomato Sauce
  1. Puree the tomatoes with green chilli in a mixer without adding any water.

  2. Heat a wok/karahi with oil over low flame. Add grated garlic.

  3. When the garlic slightly changes colour, add the pureed tomatoes. Let the tomatoes cook over low flame till the excess water evaporates and the oil separates. This step takes up to 10 minutes. Keep stirring occasionally. Your spicy tomato sauce is ready!

Instruction for the Hot and Sweet Vegetables
  1. Heat a vessel with 6 cups of water. Add the mushrooms, baby corn, carrots, cauliflower to the boiling water. Let the vegetables boil for 2-3 minutes, then switch off.

  2. Transfer the vegetables to a colander to drain the water. Refresh the vegetables by pouring cold/normal water on them.

  3. Heat a wok/karahi with oil over a low flame and add the grated ginger-garlic, chilli flakes/chopped red chilli and mix well to incorporate.

  4. Add onions, tofu and salt to fry till the onions turn soft.

  5. Now add the boiled vegetables and stir-fry over low heat for 1-2 minutes.

  6. Reduce the flame, add the soya sauce, chilli sauce and honey.

  7. Keep stirring the vegetables and cook in medium to high flame for 3-4 minutes.

  8. Switch off and garnish with spring onion greens to get the Hot and Sweet Vegetables ready.

Assembling the Taco
  1. Take a single pat dried cabbage leaf and add the onions and bell peppers.

  2. Spoon the hot and sweet vegetable.

  3. Garnish with the spicy tomato sauce and spring onion greens.

  4. Your Chinese Taco is ready!

  5. To prepare the cabbage or lettuce:

  6. Peel the leaves carefully so that they do not split or tear.

  7. Keep a wide bowl with cold water and place these leaves in the bowl till assembling the tacos.

  8. Pat dry the leaves before you start assembling the Chinese Tacos (Salad Taco with Hot and Sweet Vegetables) -Fusion Recipe.

  9. Serve Chinese Tacos along with Pasta In Tomato Onion Chutney for your fusion dinner.

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Last Modified On Friday, 29 December 2017 14:13
     
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