Here you will find how to make Vegetable Manchurian ( Easy Chinese Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal. Please give us your feedback or review about the recipe and whether you or your guests liked this recipe or not.
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!
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) 3 to 4 clove of garlic(lehsun) , finely chopped 1 slit green chilli , finely chopped 1/4 tsp m.s.g powder (optional) 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 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup of water 2 pinches of sugar 2 tbsp oil salt to taste
For the vegetable balls
1. Combine the cabbage, carrots, onions, cornflour, plain flour, garlic, green chilli, ajinomoto, salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix well. 2. Shape spoonfuls of the mixture into small balls. If you find it difficult to form balls, sprinkle a little water to bind the mixture. 3. Deep fry 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.
1. Add some water or vegetable stock to thin down the sauce if it is too thick.
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