Nov 25, 2015

Veg Manchurian Dry Recipe

This is one recipe which was requested in my blog for quite a long time. Finally i made it few days back and it turned out good. I made this as a dry version. 

I have a serious addiction to chinese cuisine. Love this with fried rice or noodles. Taste so good..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 mins
Serves: 4


For Balls:
Mixed Vegetables - around 3 cups finely chopped
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1/2 cup
Oil - 1 tsp + for deep frying
Salt to taste
Pepper or Red Chilli flakes to taste

For Sauce:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Ginger - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tblspn finely chopped
Spring Onion White part - from 3 chopped
Green Chillies - 3 chopped finely
Tomato Ketchup - 2 tblspn
Soy Sauce - 1 tsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Pepper or Red Chilli flakes to taste
Spring Onion Green part - from 3 chopped


Heat oil in a pan, add in chopped veggies and saute it for couple of mins. Remove it to a bowl and cool it down. Add in flour, salt, chilli flakes and mix it well. Shape it into balls. Now heat oil for deep frying, drop the balls in and fry till golden brown. Drain onto some paper towel and set aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add in spring onion white part, ginger, garlic and chillies, saute for 2 to 3 mins.

Add in all the sauces, salt, sugar, chilli flakes and mix well. 

Now add in the fried balls and toss well in the sauce.

Now add in spring onion green and mix well.

Serve hot.

take your mixed veggies, i used cauliflower, 
bell peppers, cabbage and beans

i used my handy chopped

chop them very finely

heat little oil in a pan and add in the veggies

give a quick toss

saute till raw smell leaves from the mix

remove to a bowl
add in little salt, red chilli flakes

add in flour

mix well

take small portion of the mix

shape it into ball

all done

drop in hot oil
fry till golden brown

drain them

Drain them
prepare the other stuffs

heat oil and add in spring onion white, ginger, garlic and chillies

saute for a min

now it is done

add in ketchup

soy sauce

add in vinegar

mix well
add in little salt..dont add too much, because the sauces has salt in them

add in chilli flakes

add in little sugar

mix well till it thickens

add in balls

toss well

add in spring onion green

mix well



  1. Hi Aarthi, thanks for a great recipe. I have been looking for a never fail Manchurian recipe for quite a while now. Could you tell me what kind of chopper is that?

  2. @Deepsit is a manual chopper

  3. instead of chopping .
    vegetables a thuruvalaamaa?
    I am asking in tamil. Hope u understand:)
    vegetables a thuruvalaamaa?

  4. Can u guide me on veg manchurian w gravy.

  5. This is the first time saw your blog but really impressed by your quick cooking recipes.i
    1 min molten lava cake etc

    Will really try it out.

    I saw your veg manchurian dry recipe.can u pls help me on making this a gravy version.

    Would be really kind of you if you help me on this.

    I am looking for vegetables in hot garlic sauce.

    Pls help me on this also.

    Thanks a ton.

  6. Great. Thank you & I will try it.

  7. I made it today...its a huge hit at my home :) very yummy tasty


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