Thursday, 4 October 2012

Veg manchurian





 

INGREDIENTS :

FOR THE MANCHURIAN BALLS :
1. Cabbage ,finely chopped - 1/2
 
2. Capsicum , deseeded and finely chopped  - 2
 
3. Carrots, grated  - 2
 
4. Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
 
5. Red chilli, powder - 1 tsp
 
6. All purpose flour - 1 tbsp
 
7. Cornflour - 5 tsp
 
8. Salt  -  to taste
 
9. Oil  -  to deep fry

 

FOR THE SAUCE :

Onion, finely chopped - 1 big
 
Capsicum, cut into small cubes - 1
 
Tomato, ground to paste -  1
 
Garlic cloves, finely chopped  - 7-8
 
Red chilli powder  - 1 tsp
 
Cornflour - 2 tsp
 
Tomato sauce  - 1 tbsp.
 
Soya sauce  - 1 tsp
 
Chilli sauce - 1 tsp
 
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
 
Vegetable stock / water  - 1 cup

Salt and Black pepper - to taste


 

METHOD :

TO MAKE BALLS :
  1. Wash all the veggies, grate and chop. 
  2. Transfer all the vegetables in a bowl and sprinkle salt.
  3. Mix well and leave for 5-10 minutes. 
  4. Now squeeze out the excess water and add ginger, garlic, flour, corn flour, garam masala and red chilli powder. Mix thoroughly and take little quantity on your palm to make like a small ball.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and slide 3-4 balls at a time to deep fry. Fry them till they are golden brown. Drain out the oil on tissues and keep aside.



TO MAKE THE SAUCE :
  1. Heat in oil in a pan and add chopped garlic and saute.
  2. Add chopped onions and capsicum, saute till onion turns transparent.
  3. Add red chilli flakes and tomatoes.
  4. Add all the sauces and vegetable stock.
  5. Add salt, sugar and pepper as per taste.
  6. Cover with lid and bring it to a boil.
  7. Make a paste of cornflour with water and add it to the sauce while stirring till the sauce thickens.
  8. Remove from flame.
  9. Add the fried balls just before serving otherwise they will become too soft or soggy.
  10. Serve with plain rice or fried rice.
 

                          Enjoy and Good luck :)


 

2 comments:

divya said...

wow that's looks super tempting ...

Viya said...

Great recipe, thanks for linking it to my December event.

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