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Thursday, May 26, 2011


Ingredients for manchurian balls:
Cabbage(finely shredded) - 1/4 cup
Carrot(finely shredded) - 1/4 cup
Salt - to taste
All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
Cornstarch - 2 tbsp
Ginger-greenchilli paste - 1 tsp
Oil - to deep fry

Ingredients for gravy:
Green onions(finely chopped) - 5-6
Capsicum(finely chopped) - 1/2
Ginger-greenchilli paste - 1 tsp
Soy sauce - 3 tbsp
Red chilli sauce - 2 tbsp
Tomato ketchup - 3 tbsp
Cornstarch - 2 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves - 2-3 sprigs

Squeeze out the water from cabbage and carrot and add to a mixing bowl.
Add salt,all-purpose flour,cornstarch, ginger-greenchilli paste and mix well.
Make small balls of the mixture.
Heat oil in kadhai and deep fry the balls till golden brown. Drain and keep aside.

In a separate pan, add 2 tbsp of oil. Saute green onions (white part),ginger-greenchilli paste and capsicum.
Add soy sauce,red chilli sauce and tomato ketchup. Saute for 1-2 mins.
Mix 2 tsp cornstarch in 1/2 cup water and add to the above mixture.
Bring the gravy to a boil and as the gravy starts to thicken, add the fried balls.
Cook for 1-2 min and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with fried rice or noodles.


Nandini said...

Wow! I'm drooling so much! Very awesome recipe!

Suparna said...

yummy way to use of many veggies :P