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Veg Manchurian


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x

Description

This Veg Manchurian is better than you take out, perfectly fried and smothered in delicious Manchurian sauce with layers of flavors.


Ingredients

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To make Manchurian balls:

  • 1/2 cup cabbage
  • 1/4 cup carrot
  • 1/4 cup capsicum
  • 1/4 cup SpringOnions
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 2 tbs cornflour
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup oil

To make the Manchurian sauce:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 4 dry red chillies
  • 1 tsp spring onions
  • 1 Tbs tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp chilli garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

Instructions

  1. To a mixing bowl, add grated carrot, cabbage, capsicum and spring onions.
  2. Add an equal amount of all-purpose flour and Corn starch
  3. Add pepper powder, chilli flakes, chopped ginger, garlic and salt.
  4. Mix everything to combine. keep aside for 10 to 15 mins that helps the vegetables to leave some moisture. So that you can able to make balls.
  5. (Okeep kneading the vegetable mix like dough the vegetable leaves some moisture that helps you to hold the shape of the balls.
  6. I have made Manchurian balls, this is ready to be fried.
  7. Heat some oil in pan/ deep Kadai
  8. Add the Manchurian balls, make sure to flip the balls gently so that it’s evenly cooked.
  9. Fry to a nice golden brown
  10. Collect them in a plate, keep aside until we use.

To make the Manchurian sauce:

  1. Add all the sauces like tomato sauce, chilli-garlic sauce, soy sauce and vinegar. Stir for 1 minute.
  2. Add 1/2 cup of water, let it cook for 3 to 5 mins.
  3. Meanwhile, mix 1 tsp cornflour with 3 tbs of water. When the Manchurian gravy comes to boil, add cornstarch. Stir for a minute.
  4. Add all the Manchurian balls one by one and cook for 3 to 4 mins. Until the balls are smothered with Manchurian sauce.
  5. The veg Manchurian recipe is ready to be served.

Notes

Tips to make the best Manchurian Recipe Veg:

1.Vegetables: You can add other vegetables like grated cauliflower, purple cabbage, potato, grated beetroot. Make sure to finely grate the vegetables that’s helps to easily incorporate.

2. For vegetarian balls: Do not add water to the vegetable mixture.
Once the grated vegetables are mixed with spices, it looks scattered. cover and keep aside for 10 to 15 mins that helps the vegetables to leave some moisture. So that you can able to make balls. 
(Or) keep kneading the vegetable mix like dough the vegetable leaves some moisture that helps you to hold the shape of balls.

3.Fry the balls: Fry the balls over medium heat, so that the veggies are cooked inside.

4. Manchurian recipe dry: To the same sauce, add fried vegetable balls to make a Manchurian dry. (Do not add water)

  • Category: Appetizer, gravy veg, sidedishes
  • Cuisine: Indo- chinese