For this vegetarian sweet and sour recipe we use vegetarian stewed mutton. This will be fried in oil and coated with a dough. Then we add the sweet and sour sauce to it and it's done.
Sweet and Sour Sauce:
For the sweet and sour sauce we need a broth of different ingredients, mostly fruits.
Chop these ingredients into large pieces:
Then boil them in water until they get soft. Probably half an hour on medium heat. Filter out the waste afterwards and keep the broth.
Bring this broth to a boil and add vinegar, concentrated tomato paste and sugar. If you want to make it look nicer, you can add pieces of pineapple and red paprika. Add a small amount of maizena + water to thicken the sauce and it's done. The volumetric ratio of water/sugar/vinegar/tomato paste is 1/0.25/0.12/0.12.
Here is the result of my sauce.
Now we make the dough (it should be pretty thick). Mix these ingredients:
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup corn starch
- 1 cup water
- 1 tea spoon salt
- 1 1/4 cup flour
- 3 tea spoons of vegetable oil
- 1 table spoon baking powder
Then add the vegetarian mutton in the dough and fry them for 4 minutes.
Add the sweet and sour sauce over the fried mutton and you're done!