Vegetable manchurian gravy recipe

Vegetable manchurian is a popular Indo chinese dish and is best served as a side dish for fried rice. It is deep fried vegetables balls in a soya sauce based gravy.


  • Cabbage - 1/2 cup (grated or chopped inely)
  • French beans - 1/4 cup (chopped finely)
  • Carrot - 1/2 cup (grated or chopped finely)
  • Black pepper powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
  • All purpose flour/Maida - 1/2 cup
  • Corn flour - 3 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Onion - 1 (chopped finely)
  • Garlic cloves - 5 to 6 (chopped finely)
  • Corn flour - 1 tablespoon
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Green chilli sauce - 1 tablespoon
  • Soya sauce - 2 tablespoons
  • Tomato sauce - 1/4 cup
  • Sugar - 1/4 teaspoon (optional)
  • Black pepper powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Vinegar - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE VEGETABLE MANCHURIAN GRAVY RECIPE In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients mentioned under 'Vegetable manchurian balls' and mix together.

Step 2

Add very little water or sprinkle the water as the vegetables oozes out water. Mix well and roll into small balls and keep it aside.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil on a medium flame. Deep fry the balls till dark golden colour. Drain the balls on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

Step 4

For the gravy, heat oil in a pan. Add onions, garlic cloves and stir fry till light brown in colour.

Step 5

Add soya sauce, green chilli sauce, tomato sauce, vinegar, pepper powder, sugar and salt. Dissolve the corn flour in 1 cup of water and add the same to this mixture and combine together.

Step 6

Simmer for few minutes on a low flame, until the mixture starts boiling and changes the colour.

Step 7

Once the gravy becomes little thick, add the manchurian balls and switch off the flame.

Step 8

Serve vegetable manchurian gravy hot with fried rice. IMG_3673 veg manchurian gravy

Step 9

NOTES : Adjust the water according to the thin or thick consistency gravy, as required by you.

4 Responses to Vegetable manchurian gravy recipe

  1. uma rao says:

    lovely i want to try this

  2. Rajalakshmi selvaraj says:

    Dear madam ,
    I would like to learn about cooking verity of dishes ,so could you send me through my E Mail please .

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