Vegetable Manchurian By usha_janey


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Discover how to prepare the authentic vegetable manchurian with this simple and quick manchurian recipe. The vegetable Manchurian balls are cooked in a typical Chinese sauce and relished with rice or noodles.

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Vegetable Manchurian By usha_janey recipe - How to make Vegetable Manchurian By usha_janey

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For the Balls (16 lemon sized balls)
oil for frying
1 1/2 cups grated cabbage
1 cup grated carrot
1/2 cup grated onion
1 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
2 green chillies, finely chopped
1/4 cup cornflour
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
a pinch of M.S.G
salt to taste

For the gravy
4 tbsp oil
1 large capsicum, finely chopped
3 to 4 spring onions whites, sliced and greens, chopped
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 tbsp ginger (adrak) paste
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
salt to taste
1 tsp vinegar
a pinch of M.S.G (optional)
1 1/2 cups water for gravy
1 tbsp cornflour
1/4 cup water for mixing cornflour

For garnising
2 green chillies deseeded and cut in slanting
finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For making balls

    For making balls
  1. Mix all the ingredients under balls make round balls with your hands and deep fry them till they turn golden brown on medium to high flame. keep them aside.

For the gravy

    For the gravy
  1. Heat 4 tb spoon oil in a pan or kadai add garlic and ginger paste stir fry for 1 minute
  2. Add onion rings stir fry for a minute
  3. Add chopped capsicum and onion stems stir fry for a minute.
  4. Add soya sauce, tomato sauce water salt and ajinomoto.
  5. Bring it to a boil.
  6. Add vinegar in the end.
  7. Add cornflour paste by stirring continously.
  8. Add the balls and simmer for 3 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with steamed rice or noodles of your choice.

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This recipe was contributed by usha_janey on 18 Jul 2002

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