Sesame Stir-fried Vegetables

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2 tblsp sesame seeds
1 tblsp sesame oil
1 onion, cut into wedges
1 eggplant, thinly sliced
1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 small chilli, finely sliced (optional)
6-8 cups mixed vegetables*, cut into strips or small chunks
1 tblsp soy sauce
½ cup water

*Almost any vegetables can be stir-fried. Try carrots, green beans, red capsicum (bell peppers), broccoli and mushrooms.


Toast the sesame seeds in a wok over low heat until golden. Set aside.

Heat the sesame oil in the wok and gently cook the onion, eggplant, ginger, garlic and chilli for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Increase the heat and add the vegetables. Stir-fry for 3-5 minutes, tossing well. Stir in the soy sauce and ½ cup water. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

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