Chow Chow Recipes

1/4 cup chopped spring onions
1 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp chopped celery
1/4 cup carrots, sliced (parboiled)
1/4 cup capsicum, sliced
1/2 cup cauliflower florets (parboiled)
1/2 cup shredded cabbage
1/4 cup french beans, cut into 25 mm. (1″) pieces
1/4 cup cucumber, sliced
1/2 tsp Ajinomoto powder (optional)
1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup water
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp soy sauce
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste


  1. Heat the oil, add the spring onion whites, garlic and celery and sauté over a high flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the carrots, capsicum, cauliflower, cabbage, French beans, cucumber and Ajinomoto and stir fry over a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the cornflour paste, sugar, soya sauce and salt and simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Serve hot with Schezuan fried rice