Veg.Manchurian Recipe

Mouthwatering Manchurian A Flavorful Delight

Veg Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese dish invented in the 1970s by Chinese immigrants in India, combining Chinese flavors with Indian ingredients.

Veg.Manchurian Recipe

If you're a fan of Indo-Chinese cuisine, then you're in for a treat! Manchurian, a beloved dish that originated in the northeastern region of China, has become an absolute favorite in India. With its delectable blend of spices, tangy sauces, and crispy textures, Manchurian is sure to tantalize your taste buds. In this blog, we'll guide you through a simple and delicious recipe that serves four people. Get ready to embark on a culinary adventure!

Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 45 mins Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 4 Calories: 193 Cal Best Season: Winter


For the Manchurian Balls:

For the Manchurian Sauce:



  1. Preparing the Manchurian Balls:
    • a. In a mixing bowl, combine grated vegetables, all-purpose flour, cornflour, soy sauce, ginger-garlic paste, chili sauce, black pepper powder, and salt.
    •  Mix everything well to form a sticky mixture. 
    • Shape the mixture into small balls, ensuring they are compact. 
    • Heat oil in a deep pan or wok on medium heat. 
    • Deep fry the Manchurian balls in batches until golden brown and crispy.
    • Drain the balls on a kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
  2. Making the Manchurian Sauce:
    •  In a separate pan, heat oil on medium heat.
    • Add chopped garlic and ginger, and sauté for a minute until aromatic. 
    • Add chopped onions and bell peppers, and cook until they turn translucent. 
    • In a small bowl, mix soy sauce, tomato ketchup, chili sauce, vinegar, sugar, black pepper powder, salt, and water. Stir well to combine.
    • Pour the sauce mixture into the pan with cooked vegetables.
    • Bring the sauce to a gentle boil, stirring continuously.
    • Slowly add the cornflour-water mixture while stirring continuously.
    • Cook for another 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens and becomes gloss
  3. Bringing it All Together:


    • Add the fried Manchurian balls to the prepared sauce. 
    • Gently toss the balls in the sauce until they are well-coated.
    • Cook for a minute or two on low heat, allowing the flavors to blend together.
    • Turn off the heat and transfer the Manchurian to a serving dish. 
    • Garnish with finely chopped spring onions for an extra burst of freshness.
    • Serve the Manchurian hot as an appetizer or with steamed rice or noodles as a main course. The crispy yet tender Manchurian balls immersed in the flavorful sauce will leave you craving for more. Enjoy this delightful Indo-Chinese fusion with family and friends, and savor the burst of flavors!
  4. Conclusion:
    • Preparing Manchurian at home doesn't have to be a daunting task. With this simple recipe, you can whip up a delicious Manchurian dish that will impress your loved ones. From the crispy vegetable balls to the tangy sauce, every bite is a burst of flavor. So gather your ingredients, roll up your sleeves, and embark on a culinary adventure with Manchurian. Get ready to delight your taste buds and enjoy the wonderful world of Indo-Chinese cuisine!
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 193kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 1495mg63%
Potassium 133mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 15g5%
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g4%

* * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Manchurian, Chinese cuisine, Indo-Chinese fusion, Vegetarian,Vegetable,Gravy Sauce, Fried Balls, Appetizer, Starter, Spicy, Ginger, Garlic, Soy sauce,Cornflour, Spring onions, Capsicum

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Hi, I am Madhavi, a culinary enthusiast and the creative mind behind Madhavicooks, an inspiring cooking blog that takes you on a delightful journey through the flavors and aromas of the culinary world.

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