Veg Manchurian is a delicious vegan Chinese recipe. This dish can be made with and without gravy. The dry Manchurian is served as a starter and Manchurian with gravy is served in the main course with fried rice or noodles.
Servings 4 people
Calories 232 kcal
Ingredients for Manchurian balls ½ cup finely chopped carrots ½ cup finely chopped cabbage ½ cup finely chopped capsicum ½ cup finely chopped french beans ½ tablespoon finely chopped ginger ½ tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1 teaspoon soy sauce ¾ cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon corn starch ¼ teaspoon baking soda Salt as per taste Vegetable oil for deep frying Ingredients for sauce 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic ½ tablespoon finely chopped ginger 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chilies 1 cup finely chopped spring onion keep 1 tablespoon aside for garnishing 2 tablespoon soy sauce ¼ teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons corn flour 5.25 cups water keep 5 cups and ¼ cup water separately 1 tablespoon cooking oil Salt as per taste
Method of making Manchurian Mix all the ingredients of Manchurian balls to make a tight dough. Make small, equal-sized balls from the dough. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the balls. Take out on a tissue paper and keep aside. Method of making sauce Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger, garlic, and green chilies. Sauté for around a minute. Add chopped spring onion and sauté for another 1-2 minutes. Add 5 cups of water, soy sauce, salt, and sugar. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes. Mix corn starch with¼ cup water to make a smooth, lump-free paste and add it to the boiling sauce. Mix nicely. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until the sauce thickens and gets the required consistency. Add the Manchurian balls to the sauce. Let them cook in the sauce for a minute and then switch off the gas. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve with veg fried rice or noodles.
Use more cornstarch for a thicker consistency.
Calories: 232 kcal | Carbohydrates: 33 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Sodium: 699 mg | Potassium: 241 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 3086 IU | Vitamin C: 27 mg | Calcium: 48 mg | Iron: 2 mg