How to Make Veg Manchurian Dry - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Veg Manchurian Dry

If you are planning your kid’s birthday party and wanting to have Indo-Chinese fusion food on the menu, then this dish a must-have for you. It is one of those snacks that is loved by kids and adults alike. So, make sure that you make them in large quantity as the crowd is surely going to come back for a second helping.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 15 – 20 Minutes 25 – 30 Minutes


  • ¾ cup cabbage, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup capsicum, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup carrots, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup beans, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1/4 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Water as needed

For Sauce

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger-chili paste
  • 2 tsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 3 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • ¼ cup water
  • Spring onion greens for garnishing


Step 1

In a deep bowl, add all purpose flour, cornflour, rice flour, salt, ginger-green chili paste, pepper powder, soy sauce, salt and all the finely chopped vegetables.

Step 2

Add water little by little to form thick dough. Shape the dough into small balls.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan for deep frying and deep fry them in batches on medium heat till they are golden brown in colour. Place them on tissue paper so that excess oil is soaked out.

Step 4

To prepare the manchurian sauce, heat oil in another pan. Add the minced garlic and ginger chilli paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5

Now add the chopped onions and stir fry them for a couple of minutes, followed by rest of the ingredients, except corn flour. Stir well.

Step 6

Mix corn flour with water and add the mixture to the sauce. Stir well and cook for 3-4 minute. The sauce will thicken.

Step 7

Add the fried vegetable balls and let the sauce coat each of the balls. Toss well and cook for a minute or so.

Step 8

Take it off heat and add them to a serving bowl. Garnish with the chopped spring onion greens and enjoy them hot.

Nutritional Information

Calories 135 K cal
Proteins 2.3 g
3.8 g
Carbohydrates 24.3 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Sodium 652 mg
Potassium 213 mg
 *For frying, add approximately 10 grams of fat per serving, at 9 K cal/gram of fat.
Tip: If you want Manchurian with gravy, just add extra water in step number 6.
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