Mix vegetable oil with salt, pepper and Hakka Spice blend then pour atop egg plant cubesand toss to season. Add the cornstarch and toss to coat liberally.
Place vegetable oil to heat in a shallow pan.
Fry eggplant cubes in hot oil until crispy and cooked through.
Heat 3 Tbsp oil in a frying pan. Sauté the onions, garlic and sweet peppers for 1 minute untilfragrant then add in the water, soy sauce and tomato ketchup in the pan. Mix the sauce andbring it to simmer.
Once the gravy thickens, add in the fried eggplant and chives and toss for 20 seconds then take the pan off flame. Chief Brand Hakka Eggplant is ready to eat.
Serve it hot withsteamed rice or have it on its own.Serve it hot withsteamed rice or have it on its own.