Friday, February 18, 2011

Vegetarian Manchurian

1.            2 cups grated cabbage
2.            1/2 cup grated carrots
3.            1 teaspoon green chili paste
4.            1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
5.            1/4 cup corn starch
6.            1/2 cup All purpose flour
7.            1/2 teaspoon soy sauce (also called soya sauce)
8.            1/8 teaspoon ajinomoto (sodium glutamate or MSG)
9.            Salt to taste
10.        Oil for deep frying
11.        Chopped onion leaves for garnish,
For tempering:
1.            1 tablespoon oil
2.            1 tablespoon garlic paste
3.            1 spring onion chopped
4.            1 teaspoon green chili sauce
5.            2 teaspoon ginger paste
6.            1 teaspoon soy sauce or as needed
7.            A pinch of Ajinomoto (MSG)
8.            Hot water as needed
For paste:
1.            2 teaspoon corn starch
2.            1/2 teaspoon vinegar
3.            1 teaspoon red chili sauce
4.            1/2 cup water
1.            Take grated cabbage and carrot squeeze the water.
2.            Now combine cabbage, carrots and spring onion.
3.            Add garlic – chili paste soy sauce, salt and MSG mix well.
4.            Heat the oil in a pan and Make small ping pong size balls of the mixture, deep fry in medium heat until golden brown.
5.            Drain and keep aside.
6.            Now in one bowl all paste ingredients and mix well.
7.            Heat the one tbsp oil in wok or pan, sauté garlic, ajinomoto, ginger and spring onions.
8.            Add the paste, hot water, salt and bring it to a boil.
9.            Gently add the fried balls to the gravy.
10.        Cook the vegetable Manchurian for 3-4 minutes.
11.        Garnished with chopped onion leaves and serve hot.
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natalie said...

Those look fantastic! I can't wait to try them myself. :)

Hyosun Ro said...

These look so yummy! I like all the vegetables and flavors in them.

Anonymous said...

@ Natalie and @Hyosun Thanks for your comments ..

Tiffany said...

This sounds delicious! What is Ajinomoto???

Anonymous said...


Medeja said...

Beautiful, looks delicious and filling :) And its vegetarian! :) lovely recipe

Anonymous said...

Tanks to all...@ tiffany Aji no moto is brand name of monosodium glutamate(MSG) for more detail plz visit wikipedia.

Kai Hoke said...

I love, love indian food but I'm always a bit scared when I cook an indian dish. Indian cooking techniques are so different from western once......but I will try to make the above this weekend!!! I should have all the spices.

Anonymous said...

Thanks kai for visit my blog, yes all cuisine's heaving a diffrent cooking techniques, if u r food lover it's not big deal.U may please try this recipe and let me know outcome.

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