Veg Manchurian Gravy

Such an appetising and mouthwatering Indo-Chinese dish, Veg Manchurian!!! You can prepare it as an appetiser in a dry version or as an entree in a gravy version, it’ll just be delicious. Complete your meal by enjoying it with Veg Fried Rice or Veg Hakka Noodles.

Also try: Chinese Maggi, Black Pepper Noodles, Indo-Chinese Potato Bites or Chilli Paneer Dry.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Indo-Chinese

Time: Preparation – 15 mins, Cooking – 15 mins, Total – 30 mins.

Servings: 2-3


  1. Finely Chopped Cabbage – 1 cup
  2. Finely Chopped Carrot – 1/2 cup
  3. Chopped Spring Onion – 1/3 cup (separate the greens and whites)
  4. Finely Chopped Green Chilli – 2 
  5. Finely Chopped Ginger – 2 tsp
  6. Finely Chopped Garlic – 2 tsp
  7. Corn Flour – 3 tbsp
  8. All-Purpose Flour – 4 tbsp
  9. Ground Black Pepper – 1/2 tsp
  10. Chilli Flakes – 1/4 tsp
  11. Soy Sauce – 1 tbsp
  12. Vinegar – 2 tsp
  13. Ketchup – 1 tbsp
  14. Water – 1 1/4 cup
  15. Oil – 1 tbsp + for deep frying
  16. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Veg Manchurian Gravy:

  1. Take a mixing bowl. Add cabbage, carrot, 1 tsp garlic, 1 tsp ginger, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper and salt, give it a gentle mix. Add 2 tbsp corn flour and 4 tbsp all-purpose flour in portions to make a smooth mixture, make small size balls from it
  2. Meanwhile heat oil in a pan or a kadai to deep fry the balls. Once oil is hot drop the balls and fry until golden brown. Drain on a kitchen paper towel, keep aside
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add 1 tsp garlic, 1 tsp ginger, green chilli and spring onion whites. Saute until fragrant
  4. Add soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, chilli flakes and salt. Mix and cook for a few seconds
  5. Add 1 cup water and bring it to a boil, meanwhile make slurry by mixing 1 tbsp corn flour in 1/4 cup water. Add this slurry to the pan and cook until gravy thickens
  6. Add the manchurian balls and spring onion greens. Mix and your Veg Manchurian Gravy is ready, enjoy with Veg Fried Rice or Veg Hakka Noodles.


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