Recipe of Vegetable Manchurian

Recipe of Vegetable Manchurian

Vegetable Manchurian is a popular Indo Chinese recipe which serves as a great side dish for fried rice too.

For the vegetable balls
3 cups finely chopped cabbage, 1 1/4 cups carrot , grated, 1/2 cup chopped onions, 2 tbsp cornflour, 5 tbsp plain flour (maida), 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun), 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies, salt and to taste
oil for deep-frying.

For the sauce
1 tbsp garlic (lehsun) , finely chopped, 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies, 2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak), 1 cup clear vegetable, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup, of water, 2 pinches of sugar, 2 tbsp oil, salt to taste.


For the vegetable balls
Combine the cabbage, carrots, onions, cornflour, plain flour, garlic, green chilli, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well using your hands. Shape spoonfuls of the mixture into small balls. Deep fry a few balls at a time in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the sauce
Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan on a high flame. Add the garlic, green chillies and ginger and stir fry over a high flame for a few seconds. Add the stock, soya sauce, cornflour paste, sugar and salt and simmer for a few minutes.

How to serve

Just before serving, put the vegetable balls in the sauce and bring to a boil. Serve hot.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes
Cook time : 31-40 minutes
Makes 4 servings

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