Veg Manchurian is one of the most popular Indo Chinese style dish and is a great dish to serve with fried rice or noodles. It's easy to make and restaurant like taste can be easily achieved at home. Here is how to make Veg Manchurian.

Veg Manchurian

Course: Main Course, Snacks and Appetiser
Cuisine: Indo Chinese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 158 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Veg Manchurian is one of the most popular Indo Chinese style dish and is a great dish to serve with fried rice or noodles. It's easy to make and restaurant like taste can be easily achieved at home. Here is how to make Veg Manchurian.

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Ingredients

For the balls

  • 1/2 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Spring Onion Greens Chopped
  • 2 cups Cabbage Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Capsicum Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Carrots Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Beans Chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper Powder
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 6 tbsp Maida
  • 4 tbsp Cornflour

For the gravy

  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup Spring Onion White Sliced
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Finely Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Finely Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Green Chilli Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Onion Cubed
  • 1/2 cup Capsicum Cubed
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • 3 cups Water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 4 tbsp Water
  • 1/4 cup Spring Onion Greens Chopped

Instructions

For the balls

  1. Add all the vegetables in a food processor and chop finely.

  2. Transfer the veggies in a bowl.

  3. Add salt, pepper, maida and cornflour and mix well.

  4. Keep the mixture aside for 10 minutes.

  5. Apply oil in your palms and make small balls from the mixture.

  6. Heat oil for frying in a pan.

  7. Fry the balls on medium low heat until they are slightly browned.

  8. Fry the balls in batches and do not overload the pan while frying.

  9. Drain the balls on a plate.

  10. Now heat the oil once again until very hot.

  11. Double fry the manchurian balls until golden brown and crispy.

  12. Drain and keep aside.

For the gravy

  1. Heat oil in a wok.

  2. Once the oil is hot, add green onion white, ginger and garlic and fry for a minute.

  3. Add green chillies, onion and capsicum and fry for a few seconds.

  4. Add soy sauce, vinegar, red chilli sauce, tomato ketchup and water and bring the mixture to a boil.

  5. Add salt and pepper and mix well.

  6. Mix cornflour in 4 tbsp water and add the slurry in the pan.

  7. Cook until the sauce thickens.

  8. Add the manchurian balls in the sauce and cook for a minute.

  9. Garnish with spring onion greens.

  10. Serve hot with noodles or rice.

Nutrition Facts
Veg Manchurian
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 658mg29%
Potassium 248mg7%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 2680IU54%
Vitamin C 45.1mg55%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.