Chilis are a popular vegetarian dish that has a spicy kick and is often served with rice and vegetables.
The dish is also served in some countries as a side dish.
This recipe calls for a traditional Japanese cucumber and cucumber sauce.
The ingredients for the recipe are as follows: 1/2 cup of white cabbage, finely chopped 1/2 a cucumber, finely sliced 1/4 cup of thinly sliced green onions 1/3 cup of soy sauce, plus more to taste 1 tbsp of vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil, plus salt and pepper 1 tbsp water 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp tomato paste, plus a pinch of salt and a pinch more to give a little tang 2 tbsp brown sugar, or more to your liking (I used regular sugar) 1/8 tsp chili powder, or to taste (I use the real stuff) 1 tsp cumin (or to taste) Chilissi house salad Ingredients for the chilissis house 1 large cucumber 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 cup of finely chopped green onions, about 1/1 cup of lightly sliced cucumber (or 2 cups of the cucumber pieces) 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 tbsp soy sauce (I like Daiya brand soy sauce) 1 tbsp vinegar (or more to the taste) 1 cup white cabbage or zucchini, finely shredded 1/6 cup thinly sliced cucumbers (or 1 cup cucumbers whole) 1 small red pepper, thinly sliced 2 tbsp olive or other oil (or other non-stick cooking oil) 3 tbsp brown rice or other grain (or soybean meal, or wheat flour) 1-1/4 cups cooked rice or brown rice meal (or wheat flour for a vegetarian version) 1/5 cup extra virgin olive oil for frying (or a vegetable oil) 2 tbsp of cumin, or other spice powder 1/16 tsp of cayenne pepper, or extra to taste 1 tsp salt, or a little more to add a little flavor to the dish For the salad dressing: 1 cup red cabbage, sliced thinly 1/7 cup thinly-sliced green onions (or 3-4 medium yellow onions) 1 1/9 cups finely shredded cucumbers 2-3 tbsp soy (or corn or rice) oil 1/15 tsp salt 1 tbsp cayanne pepper, plus some to taste Instructions In a small saucepan, combine the cabbage, onion, green onions and cucumbers with the soy sauce and vinegar.
Bring to a boil over high heat, and then simmer for about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, peel the garlic and cook until soft.
Add the chopped green onion to the cabbage mixture and saute for about 10 minutes.
Add a little water if necessary, and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
Stir in the remaining soy sauce ingredients and the cucumbers.
Reduce the heat to medium low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until the cabbage is tender.
If the cabbage has a bit of water in it, add a tablespoon of water to thin it out.
Serve the chilais house with a rice salad or a side salad.
The recipe is based on a recipe from The Vegetarianist , published by The Modernist Cuisine , and originally posted on March 31, 2017.