Vegetable Manchurian

Vegetable Manchurian is a Chinese recipe and a must have dish for any party or get together.

Time: 55 minutes


  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 inches finely chopped ginger
  • 2 finely chopped green chilli
  • 50 gm corn flour
  • 2 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 chopped,grated carrot
  • 4 cloves finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 bunch finely chopped spring onions
  • 2 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon powdered black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 cup refined oil
  • For Garnishing
  • 1 stalk finely chopped spring onion leaves


  • Squeeze out extra water from cabbage and carrots. Mix them with cornflour, pepper powder, salt, all purpose
  • flour, ginger, garlic and chopped spring onions in a bowl.
  • You can add more corn flour if you find it difficult to make balls. Keep the balls in the refrigerator for half and
  • hour. Deep fry them in hot oil till golden brown. To make the gravy, heat oil in a pan and add ginger, garlic and
  • the white part of spring onions.
  • Saute on high flame for a minute and add salt, pepper, tomato sauce and soy sauce. Add 1 cup of water to it and
  • when it boils add the cornstarch paste. As soon as the sauce begins to thicken, add the balls prepared earlier
  • and remove from fire. Chop the green portion of the spring onion and sprinkle on the sauce. Serve with fried
  • rice.