Vegetable Manchurian | How to make Vegetable Manchurian

By Sunita Ramankulath  |  20th Aug 2016  |  
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About Vegetable Manchurian Recipe

Everyone loves Chinese food in my house. Going out for it is not an option. Chinese masala available in the markets are not liked so perfected my own version. Healthy and yummy easy to make recipe.

Vegetable Manchurian, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Vegetable Manchurian by Sunita Ramankulath will definitely help you in its preparation. The Vegetable Manchurian can be prepared within 30 minutes. The time taken for cooking Vegetable Manchurian is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Vegetable Manchurian step by step. The detailed explanation makes Vegetable Manchurian so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Vegetable Manchurian can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Vegetable Manchurian from BetterButter.

Vegetable Manchurian

Ingredients to make Vegetable Manchurian

  • For the Manchurian:
  • 250 gms cabbage
  • 1 medium carrot about 75 gms
  • 75 gms capsicum
  • 3-4 spring onion greens
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chilies
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 1 tbsp coarsely ground ginger - garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp roasted gram flour
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 2-3 tbsp all purpose flour / maida
  • salt as per taste
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • For the gravy:
  • 1 tbsp finely minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp finely minced garlic
  • 3-4 spring onion bulbs cut length wise
  • 1 small capsicum cut lengthwise (optional)
  • 2-3 spring onion greens chopped fine
  • 2 green chilies slit and halved
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp red chili sauce (I used Thai sweet chili sauce)
  • 1 tsp schezwan sauce (optional)
  • 1 tsp chili vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp corn slurry
  • 2-3 tbsp vegetable oil

How to make Vegetable Manchurian

  1. Finely chop cabbage and then add finely chopped capsicum to it followed by grated carrot.
  2. Add light soy sauce, ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, pepper powder, spring onion greens, coriander and combine with vegetables.
  3. Add gram flour, corn flour, maida and salt as per taste and mix it well. Make small balls and refrigerate for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a wok on low to medium heat and fry the Manchurian balls a light golden color. Drain on kitchen paper towels and keep aside.
  5. For the gravy:
  6. Add about 2-3 tbsp oil in wok on high heat and add onions. Saute till it lightly changes color and becomes slightly transparent.
  7. Add finely chopped ginger, garlic and saute till the raw smell disappears.
  8. Add chopped capsicum and green chillies and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  9. Reduce flame and add light soy sauce, tomato sauce, chili sauce, pepper powder. Stir and cook for about 1 minute till gravy appears thickened.
  10. Add about 250 - 300 ml water and bring to a boil.
  11. Add dark soy sauce and chili vinegar and let it boil for a minute.
  12. Add corn starch slurry and cook till the gravy thickens.
  13. Add fried Manchurian balls and stir gently till coated with gravy.
  14. You can substitute vegetables Manchurian balls with paneer nuggets. I have posted the recipe for this as well.
  15. Garnish with finely chopped spring onion greens and coriander.
  16. Serve hot with plain rice fried rice or vegetable noodles.

My Tip:

Be careful while adding the salt as all sauces contain salt. You can make this as a dry Manchurian starter dish by putting just 1/2 cup water while making the gravy and then add corn slurry to thicken as desired and lastly add the fried veg. Manchurian, serve it over fried rice or even noodles.

Reviews for Vegetable Manchurian (3)

Shaina Dawar2 years ago

Wat z corn slurry

Nilofar Khan2 years ago


Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

yummy! Sunita do share the picture when u make it