Friday, 8 August 2014

Vegetable Manchurian ( Chinese Recipe )

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Makes 4 servings


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)
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
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 water
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup
of water
2 pinches of sugar
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Method :-

For the vegetable balls:-

1.Combine the cabbage, carrots, onions, cornflour, plain flour, garlic, green chilli, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well using your hands.
2.Shape spoonfuls of the mixture into small balls.
3.Deep fry a few balls at a time 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:-

Just before serving, put the vegetable balls in the sauce and bring to a boil.
Serve hot.

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