Stir Fried brinjal




  • 1 long brinjal
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 chili padi
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons soya sauce
  • some fresh basil


  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch


  1. Cut brinjal into 1.5 inch strips.
  2. Heat wok with oil and add in half amount of garlic, onion, chili and brinjal.
  3. Stir fry brinjal for 5 minutes, adding water when the wok gets dry. Add 1 tablespoon at a time, enough for it to fry nicely.
  4. Add soya sauce and continue stir frying for another 5 minutes or until brinjal is soft and white flesh is translucent.
  5. Put all the sauce ingredients in a bowl except corn starch. Mix the sauce well.
  6. Add sauce and remaining garlic to brinjal and blend well.
  7. Finally, add the corn starch mixture to thicken the sauce. Put in basil and mix well.
  8. Dish out and serve with steamed white rice.

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