Stir Fried Thai Aubergine with Sweet Basil

Stir Fried Thai Aubergine with Sweet Basil

Pad Makhuayao Horapa

Serves 2 Cooks in 15 minutes Difficulty EASY


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 green aubergines, roughly chopped
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 5 chillies
  • 1 tbsp soy bean paste
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce (mushroom sauce for vegetarian version)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp crispy flour
  • 1 good handful of sweet basil
Thai Aubergine with Sweet Basil ingredients
What you will need


  1. Mix the aubergine and crispy flour, then deep fry the aubergines until they brown a little.
  2. Smash the garlic and chilli in a pestle and mortar.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok, add the garlic and chilli and stir fry.
  4. Add the mushroom sauce, stock, sugar, soy bean paste, soy sauce and aubergines.
  5. Add a little water.
  6. Throw in the basil leaves, give a final stir and remove from the heat.

To Serve

Serve on a plate, top with coriander leaves and eat with steamed Jasmine rice.

Hope you enjoy my Pad Makhuayao Horapa, it is really quick and easy vegan stir fry that packs a big taste.

Khop Khun Ka from Apple 🍎 Riverside Thai Cooking in Khao Lak.