Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe )


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This ever popular chinese dish is really easy to make. When you eat these deep fried vegetable balls in a soya sauce based gravy, do not let mundane things like the weighing scale bother you! just dig into these deep fried delights and enjoy!

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

For The Vegetable Balls
3 cups finely chopped cabbage
1 1/4 cups carrot , grated
1/2 cup chopped onions
2 tbsp cornflour
5 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt and to taste
oil for deep-frying

For The Sauce
1 tbsp garlic (lehsun) , finely chopped
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 cup clear vegetable
stock or water
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup
of water
2 pinches of sugar
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste
Method
For the vegetable balls

  1. Combine the cabbage, carrots, onions, cornflour, plain flour, garlic, green chilli, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well using your hands.
  2. Shape spoonfuls of the mixture into small balls.
  3. Deep fry a few balls at a time in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the sauce

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan on a high flame. Add the garlic, green chillies and ginger and stir fry over a high flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the stock, soya sauce, cornflour paste, sugar and salt and simmer for a few minutes.

How to serve

  1. Just before serving, put the vegetable balls in the sauce and bring to a boil.
  2. Serve hot.

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Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe )
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 on 17 Nov 16 01:58 PM


Hi Mam , I am just a teenage girl inspired by ur cooking . I have tried many recipies of yours and they have turned and tasted pretty good for me. Now bcaz of u i am kitchen queen for my family . do inspire us more Thankyou
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Tarla Dalal    Nishad, well done and great to see your passion in cooking. You will become better and better in cooking over time and your passion will show. Keep posting your reviews on recipes you loved on this site as it will help others.
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17 Nov 16 03:44 PM
Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe )
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 on 07 Nov 16 03:52 PM


Hii mam,, This recipe is too good but i have a doubt--do we have to boil vegetables before adding it to flour???
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Aafrin, No you do not need to boil them.
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07 Nov 16 04:43 PM
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 on 07 Nov 16 03:51 PM


Hii mam,, This recipe is too good but i have a doubt--do we have to boil vegetables before adding it to flour
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kefiya, No you do not need to boil them.
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07 Nov 16 04:44 PM
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 on 06 Nov 16 09:48 AM


thnk u mam....i added litl tomato ketchup. it ws awsm..thnk u once again mam fr ds lovly recipe..my papa lovd it somch
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Mahi, We are very happy to know you have loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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07 Nov 16 12:58 PM
Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe )
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 on 04 Oct 16 11:28 PM


very delisius
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nirupama, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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05 Oct 16 08:44 AM
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 on 17 Sep 16 12:41 PM


Amazing recipe. My husband loved it. Ekdum restaurant style. Thank you tarla dalal and team and keep sharing yummy new recipes.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Tina , we are delighted you loved the Manchurian recipe and thank you for your kind words that inspire the Tarla Dalal team. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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17 Sep 16 01:19 PM
Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe )
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 on 25 Aug 16 09:01 AM


I dont want to add carrots what may i do
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Tarla Dalal    You can increase other vegetables, and add french beans.
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25 Aug 16 04:53 PM
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 on 05 Aug 16 03:40 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sailaja , we are delighted you loved the Manchurian recipe and thank you for your kind words that inspire the Tarla Dalal team. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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06 Aug 16 10:13 AM
Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe )
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 on 13 Jul 16 02:24 PM


Thank you so much Tarla mam for such easy n yum recipe. Have grown up seeing your shows. You are missed mam. Thank you Tarla Dalal Team.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Srushti , we are delighted you loved the Manchurian recipe and thank you for your kind words that inspire the Tarla Dalal team. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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13 Jul 16 04:25 PM
Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe )
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 on 04 Jul 16 10:36 PM


All of ur recipes are so aptly stated for a newcomer to try with ease. I am learning to cook with ur recipes only. I am thankful to u mam??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Meghna , we are delighted you loved the Veg Manchurian recipe and thank you for your kind words that inspire the Tarla Dalal team. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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05 Jul 16 11:28 AM
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