Veg Manchurian

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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Chinese
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 5


  • 2 cup Vegetable finely chopped or grated, or cabbage for balls cabbage â
  • 1 cup Carrot grated â
  • 1 cup Cauliflower grated â
  • 5 French Beans finely chopped â
  • 1/2 cup Green Capsicum finely chopped â
  • 3 Spring Onions finely chopped â
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 cup Refined Flour â
  • 3 tbsp Corn Starch or cornflour cornflour â
  • to Oil â deep fry
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped â
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste â
  • to Black Pepper Powder â taste
  • 1 tsp Garlic finely chopped, or sauce for sauce â
  • 1 tsp Ginger finely chopped â
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped â
  • 1 cup Vegetable Stock or water or water â
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce â
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch or cornflour, or water cornflour â mixed with water
  • 2 pinches Sugar â
  • 1 Onion roughly chopped â
  • to Black Pepper Powder â taste
  • 2 tbsp Oil â
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 Spring Onion finely chopped â
  • 2 tbsp Sweet or sour, or sauce sour sauce


  • For Vegetable Balls : Mix cabbage, cauliflower, carrot and french beans in a bowl and thoroughly rub in 1 tsp salt.
  • Add spring onion, capsicum, green chillies, black pepper powder, ginger & garlic paste, refined flour and cornflour. Mix thoroughly
  • Shape spoonfuls of the mixture into small balls. If you find it difficult to form balls, sprinkle a little water to bind the mixture.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a wok and deep-fry vegetable balls in small batches for 3-4 mins on medium heat or until golden brown.
  • Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
  • For Sauce : Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan on a high flame.
  • Add chopped onions and saute till it turns translucent.
  • Add ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute it for half a minute on high flame.
  • Add the vegetable stock, soy sauce, cornflour paste, sugar , black pepper powder, salt , sweet & sour sauce and simmer for a few mins or until the sauce starts to thicken, stirring continuously.
  • For Serving : Just before serving, put the vegetable balls in the sauce and bring to a boil. Garnish with spring onions and serve hot with noodles or boiled rice.
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