Cabbage Manchurian, Veg Chinese Starter

Cabbage Manchurian

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Cabbage Manchurian is a scrumptious Chinese starter, in which crisp and spicy deep-fried balls of cabbage and carrots are sautéed with spring onions and a tongue-tickling mix of Oriental sauces.

The Manchurian balls have a really exciting mouth-feel, which combines the juicy crunch of the veggies with the pungency of ingredients like ginger and garlic.

This is a starter that is guaranteed to fire up your appetite! You can also try other starters like the Chinese Style Fried Capsicum or Chinese Samosa.

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Cabbage Manchurian, Veg Chinese Starter recipe - How to make Cabbage Manchurian, Veg Chinese Starter

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 1/2 cups finely chopped cabbage
5 tbsp grated carrot
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/4 cup chopped spring onions whites and greens

To Be Mixed Into A Sauce
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tbsp red chilli sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp vinegar
1 tbsp water
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste
  1. Combine the cabbage, carrot, chilli powder, ginger paste, garlic paste, plain flour, cornflour and salt in a deep bowl and mix very well with your hands.
  2. Add approx. 2 tsp of water and mix very well.
  3. Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions and roll each portion into a ball.
  4. Heat the oil for deep-frying, and deep-fry a few balls at a time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, green chillies and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the prepared sauce, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  7. Add the cabbage balls and spring onion whites and greens and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while tossing it occasionally.
  8. Serve immediately.

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Cabbage Manchurian
 on 29 Nov 17 02:11 PM

this cabbage manchurian recipe is one of the most popular chinese starter taste really nice with a hot cup of soup..I made this for my friends and they also loved it...