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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Serves: 6

Chinese Aubergine Stew (PKP 4.8L & 5.7L)

This delicious fragrant stew is healthy and vegan friendly.

Best served over fluffy rice, topped with chopped coriander and sliced red chilli.


3 tbsp olive or cooking oil

3 red chillies, deseeded and chopped

3cm fresh ginger

4 star anise

1 tbsp brown sugar

100ml soy sauce

1 tsp cinnamon

600ml vegetable stock

5 kaffir lime leaves

3 aubergines, cut in to wedges

3 tbsp cornflour

Salt and pepper (to taste)

Suitable for: Pressure King Pro 4.8L - 14-in-1 Digital Pressure CookerPressure King Pro 5.7L - 14-in-1 Digital Pressure Cooker

The Method

Select the SAUTE function, add the oil and allow to heat. Add the chillies, ginger and star anise and stir regularly for about 2 minutes until they start to become fragrant.

Add the sugar and soy sauce and stir for a further minute.

Add the rest of the ingredients apart from the cornflour and stir to combine.

Put the lid on and close the pressure valve then select the STEW/SOUP function and adjust the time to 8 minutes.

When the program has finished press CANCEL. For this recipe we recommend the QUICK RELEASE method before opening the pressure valve and removing the lid.

In a cup or bowl, combine the cornflour with some water, and mix until you have a thick paste, then add this to the stew.

Select the SAUTE function and stir to thicken the sauce for 3 minutes. While you stir, scoop each star anise from the top before serving.

Serve over fluffy rice, topped with chopped coriander and sliced red chilli.

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