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Monday, November 24, 2014

Gravy Veg Manchurian

This is a very popular indo-chinese dish and very easy to make. While eating these fried vege balls dipped in yummy gravy then you do not think much about weight n all.. pure enjoyable dish served with steamed or fried rice.

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Makes 4 servings



 Veg Balls

2 cups finely chopped cabbage
1 1/4 cups carrot , grated
1 cup chopped onions
4 tbsp cornflour
2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbs soy sauce
 salt and to taste
oil for deep-frying
For The Sauce
1 tbsp garlic paste
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tsp finely chopped ginger
1/2 cup very finely chopped onion
1 cup water
1 tbsp soy sauce
1tsp Chilli sauce
1 tsp tomato sauce
1 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup
of water
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste
1/4 cup spring onion for garnishing

For the vegetable balls
  1. Steam the grated carrots and cabbages for 5-7 mins, just lightly soft
  2. Combine the steamed cabbage, carrots, very finely chopped onions, cornflour, plain flour, garlic, green chilli, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well using your hands.
  3. Take one tbs of the mixture and roll into small balls.
  4. Deep fry a few balls at a time in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
For the sauce
  1. Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan on a high flame. Add the garlic paste, green chillies and ginger and stir fry over a high flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add chopped onion and fry till light golden brown.
  3. Add soya sauce, cornflour paste, chilli sauce, tomato sauce and salt and simmer for a few minutes.
  4. Add water and cook for one boil
  5. Add vegetable balls and let it cook covered on sim for 5 mins.
  6. switch off the gas and garnish with finely chopped spring onions at te time of serving.