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Veg Manchurian

By: usha of dubai, AE

indo chinese recipe

Filed in Side Dishes

Serves 4 people

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my kids love this with hakka noodles


  • 2 cups Grated Cabbage
  • 2 cups Grated Carrots
  • 1 Spring Onion (chopped)
  • 2 Green Chilies (chopped)
  • 3-4 Crushed Garlic Flakes
  • 2 tbsp Corn Starch or Flour
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 tbsp Soya Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • A pinch of ajinomoto
  • 2 tbsp oil


  1. Mix grated cabbage and carrots and squeeze the water out from them.
  2. Now in a bowl take the squeezed cabbage and carrots and mix 1 tbsp. corn starch and add few chopped chilies and little salt to it.
  3. Make small balls (like koftas) of the mixture .
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai / wok and deep fry the balls till golden brown, drain and keep aside.
  5. Now in a separate pan heat 2 tbsp oil.
  6. Sauté garlic, green chilies and spring onions.
  7. Add water, salt, pepper powder, ajinomoto, sugar and soya sauce. Bring it to a boil.
  8. Mix 1 tbsp corn four with half of a cup of cold water and stir into it. Gently add the fried balls to the gravy.
  9. Cook the vegetable manchurian for 3-4 minutes and serve hot garnished with chopped coriander.

Latest Comments

By Gayathri on 3/17/2013 2:38:00 AM

awsome recipe...i just added capsicum to the balls

By REHAB FATIMA on 11/5/2010 3:26:00 PM

i tried this recipe but it was a big flop...da balls were sticking to da wok when frying..

By Reena on 10/3/2008 3:05:00 AM

Could u confirm how much water needs in 'Veg Manchurian' recipe?

By tassu on 8/25/2008 3:14:00 AM

thanx........was in search of such easily to make n good to eat receipes, will definitely try ur receipe today.......

By usha on 7/17/2008 9:16:00 PM

hi sudha, thanks for the moral boosting compliments.glad that you like my recipees.thanx once again

By sudha on 7/17/2008 12:11:00 PM

this is one of my favourite. i like your presentation. i try your recipes daily

By renuka on 6/10/2008 12:11:00 AM

easy to cook and delicious

By Bushra on 6/5/2008 4:37:00 PM

Dear Usha, Your recipe seems to be good but I advice to add some more vegetables. On the whole your idea is good. Thanks Bushra.


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