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Vegetarian Tempura   Veg  HT  MC  Japanese 25mins

 

 

Serves 4      Hot   Vegetarian  Vegetables   Main Course  Dairy Free  Eggless  Japan  Asia  Asian

 

Ingredients

2 large Courgettes, (Zucchini) cut into 1cm/ inch thick slices

125g/5oz Mangetout

125g/5oz Baby Sweetcorn

4 small Onions, quartered

2 Red Capsicums (Sweet Peppers), deseeded

Oil for deep frying

For the Batter

75g/3oz Plain Flour

4 teasp Baking Powder

1 teasp Mustard Powder

1 teasp Salt

5 teasp Semolina

Approx 390ml/13fl.oz. Ice Cold Carbonated Water

125g/5oz Cornflour

 

Instructions

 

1.  Cut the peppers into strips about 2.5cm/1 inch wide slices. Place all the vegetables on kitchen paper to absorb any excess moisture.

 

2. Preheat the deep fat fryer to 190C, 375F.

 

3. Place the dry batter ingredients in a large mixing bowl, then add the water and whisk. Do not over-mix: it doesn't matter if there are still little lumps of flour.

 

4. Once the oil is hot, dip all the vegetable pieces in the batter until evenly coated, remove one piece at a time and deep fry in batches for 2-3 minutes until crisp and golden brown. Serve immediately with light soy sauce.

 

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Key techniques required to make this recipe

 

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.
 

Freeze/Make ahead

 

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Main equipment required to make this Recipe

 

Chopping Knife

Chopping Board

Saucepan

Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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