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August 2, 2010

VEGETABLE MANCHURIAN RECIPE

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I had an eye on this veg manchurian for a long time. I’ve tried Gobi & baby corn manchurian so many times but never tried this. Last weekend I prepared this along with fried rice and peas gravy. I followed Tarla dalal’s recipe. It was very nice. I’ll will post the fried rice & peas gravy soon. Now comes the vegetable manchurian,
Veg manchurian 1

Ingredients 

FOR THE BALLS
  • Cabbage – 2 cups ( shredded finely)
  • Carrot – 3 nos (grated )
  • Onions – 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Garlic flakes – 5 nos (finely chopped)
  • Green chilly – 1 no (finely chopped )
  • Ajino motto – 1/2 tsp
  • Soya sauce – 1/4 tsp
  • Maida – 5 tbsp
  • Corn flour – 2.5 tbsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt & water –As needed.
FOR THE SAUCE :
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Capsicum – 1 /2 no (finely chopped)
  • Onion- 1 no (Finely chopped )
  • Green chilly -  1 no (-do-)
  • Garlic flakes -  5 nos (chopped )
  • Ginger – 1 inch ( chopped )
  • Corn flour – 1/2 tbsp ( dissolve in little water )
  • Ajino motto – 1 /4 tsp
  • Tomato sauce – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 /2tsp
  • Salt & water – as needed.
Spring onions /Coriander leaves & stem – to garnish
Method:
  • Take all the ingredients mentioned under “ for the balls “ in a wide bowl .
  • Mix everything well and add water for binding if necessary .Make a dough .
  • Take lemon sized balls and deep fry in oil.Drain in an absorbent paper.
  • In a kadai take some oil and add the onions , capsicum , chillies , ginger , garlic and saute well.
  • Then add the red chilly powder , Ajino motto , soya sauce , tomato sauce and salt.Mix well and simmer for few mins.
  • Lastly add the corn flour paste , a pinch of sugar and required water.
  • Allow it to boil & thicken. Just before serving add the prepared veg balls in the sauce and bring to boil .
  • Serve hot !!
Note :
If the sauce is too thick , add some water to thin down..
Veg manchurian




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38 comments :

jayasree said...

The platter is droolworthy..Yummy manchurian balls

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks perfect dear...
I am going to try this for dinner and let u know :)

lata raja said...

Hi Chitra, while the picture was loading, I first saw only the peas gravy...so colourful:) The manchurian balls looks perfectly done. My interest always is piqued with your write up on all the goodness that goes inside the dish..keep up the research for the likes of me..easy to find where to read:)

Hari Chandana P said...

looks perfect and tempting dear... amazing presentation !!

Reshmi said...

i love this chithra....wht a beautiful delicacy for my dinner...i ll try this soon tonight...i love the pretty click u hve taken n ofcourse the color looks the whole manchurian tooo rich..

Puja said...

that is so drool worthy..awesome clicks n presentation

Ms.Chitchat said...

Very gorgeous looking manchurian. Always I enjoy the kitchen clinic part of ur posts,very informative.

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Super click......making me hungry.

Ash said...

Seriously yum! Loved the mouthwatering capture... & Thanks for the e-deliver of the yumminess of this prep.... Kudos!!!!

Ash...
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Thats my very fav one..looks yumm.

Raks said...

Wow,looks awesome,nice clicks and looks delicious !! I have not yet tried the gravy style,a must try!!

Satya said...

wow veg manchurian looks so delicious n colorful ...lovely presentation too which makes me drooling here :)..bookmarked

Satya
http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

Indian Khana said...

Looks super yummy...am just drooling here and wonderful click

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious curry...nice picture

Ana Powell said...

What a delicious curry and the photos are beautiful.
Excellent work ♥

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

The veg manchurian makes me drool looks perfect some noodles or fried rice will do the magic!!

Indrani said...

Veg manchurian looks so yumm..just perfect..nice clicks..btw, all 3 dishes looks so nice, Chitra

Indrani
Recipe Junction(http://riappyayan.blogspot.com)

Indrani said...

Do u still use ajino motto/chinese salt....it's not good for health, as I know

Unknown said...

yummy spread

Nisha said...

Loved your manchurian

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Lovely Manchurian !!! Looks delicious..

GEETHA ACHAL said...

so tempting dish...Sure will had it to my list to do...thanks for sharing

Chitra said...

Thanks buddies :) @ indrani, thanks for ur care & love.I used little ajinomotto to enhance the flavor.Using it once in a while is ok no dear :)

Unknown said...

I had been wanting to try this for long....urs tempt me more

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

ya me too wanted to try this for a long time.looks very nice and tempting

Rekha shoban said...

wow!!looks perfect and lovely...perfect combo with fried rice

dsdsds said...

The manchurian look yummy.. Mouthwatering platter.. Valuable info on Cabbage

Myvegfare said...

Lovely clicks, I haven't tried Manchurian in a gravy style, thanks for sharing!, I will give this a go, my kids will love it!

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

delicious and yummy manchurian !

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very colourful, nice presentation. Will wait for your fried rice and peas gravy, so for now happily following you:-)
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Aparna S Mallya said...

wow, yummy manchurian!

SHRIANNALAKSHMI said...

Looks yummy and eye catching... Gonna try this weekend for veg pulav. I am also from Salem presently residing in Bangalore and I am budding blogger following you.

ruchikacooks said...

Looks like it is out of a chinese restaurant! cool clicks Chitra!

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PranisKitchen said...

wow thats so good one.. what a delicious platter.. superb

Ritu said...

You have used Tomato sauce in this recipe. What is Tomato sauce? Is it Tomato Ketchup or pureed fresh tomatoes. Please let me know as I am going to try this recipe this week. Great food shot. My compliments!

Chitra said...

@ ritu , Its store bought tomato ketchup . Do try n let me know ur feedback:)