Vegetable Manchurian

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Sep. 08, 2012

Popular Indo chinese recipe.


Cabbage 2 Cup (32 tbs) , grated ((for the manchurian))
Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs) , grated ((for the manchurian))
Green onion 1 Cup (16 tbs) , finely chopped ((for the manchurian))
Green chili paste 1 Teaspoon ((for the manchurian))
Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon ((for the manchurian))
Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon ((for the manchurian))
Corn starch 3 Tablespoon ((for the manchurian))
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((for the manchurian))
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Soya sauce 3 Tablespoon ((for the gravy))
Sweet and sour sauce/Tomato ketchup 5 Tablespoon ((for the gravy))
Chili sauce 2 Teaspoon ((for the gravy))
Garlic paste 1 Tablespoon ((for the gravy))
Ginger paste 1 Tablespoon ((for the gravy))
Corn syrup 1 Tablespoon ((for the gravy))
Salt 1 Tablespoon ((to taste, for the gravy))
Coriander 1 Tablespoon ((for garnish))



1. Mix grated cabbage and carrots and squeeze the water out from them.


2. In a bowl add the squeezed cabbage and carrots and mix corn starch, flour, ginger paste, garlic paste, green chili paste and salt to taste to form fairly stiff dough.

3. Make small balls (like koftas) of the mixture.

4. Heat oil in a kadhai / wok and deep fry the balls till golden brown, drain and keep aside.

5. In a separate nonstick pan heat 2 tablespoon oil and sauté garlic, green chilies, crushed peanut and spring onions.

6. Add soya sauce, tomato ketchup or sweet and sour sauce, chili Sauce, garlic, ginger, cornsyrup and water and bring it to a boil.

7. If not having corn syrup, mix 1 tablespoon corn four with half of a cup of cold water and stir into it.

8. Gently add the fried balls to the gravy and cook the vegetable manchurian for 3-4 minutes.


9. Serve hot garnish with chopped coriander and green onion with fried rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1259Calories from Fat 1017

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g176.9%

Saturated Fat 15 g75%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2280 mg95%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet