Vegetable Manchurian

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
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • salt and to taste
  • oil for deep-frying

For The Sauce

  • 1 tbsp garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 cup clear vegetableĀ stock or water
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cupĀ of water
  • 2 pinches of sugar
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

 

Method

For the vegetable balls

  • Combine the cabbage, carrots, onions, cornflour, plain flour, garlic, green chilli, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well
  • Shape spoonfuls of the mixture into small balls.
  • Deep fry a few balls at a time in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the sauce

  • 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.
  • 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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