Veg Manchurian Gravy Recipe | EzCookbook

Vegetable Dumplings Simmered in Chinese style Gravy

Vegetable Manchurian Gravy, One more popular delight from Indian-Chinese Cuisine. If Manchurian are made in dry version then it can be served as a appetizer but when cooked with a gravy then it can be a perfect side dish for main course. I know most of you order this dish when you dine out in a Chinese Restaurant. Why not cook it at home tonight and surprise your family!! check out this Easy Recipe to make Vegetable Manchurian Gravy.

Preparation & Cooking Time : 45 minutes

YIELD : 4 persons


For Manchurian :
Carrot - 1 large
Cabbage - 1 cup
Onion - 1 large
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tbsp
Green chili paste -1 tsp
Corn Flour - 1/2 cup
Salt as per taste
White Pepper powder - as per taste
Oil for Frying

For Gravy:
Oil - 1 tbsp.
Onion - 1 (Chopped) + left over Spring onion whites
Capsicum - 1/4 cup chopped
French beans - 1 tbsp. finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tbsp. minced
chili sauce - 1 tsp
Light Soya Sauce - 1 tbsp.
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Pepper powder as per taste
Corn flour - 2 tbsp.
Spring onion greens - 1/2 cup for garnishing


  1. For Manchurian:
  2. Roughly chop carrot, cabbage and onion. Add them to food processor and pulse for few seconds to chop them finely. Take out vegetables in a bowl and squeeze out all water from it.   
  3. Combine all the ingredients required for Manchurian along with vegetables in a large mixing bowl and mix them well into the dough consistency. (Adjust corn flour to get perfect dough. don't add water as vegetables will the water as u knead more.)
  4. Make small balls of the mixture and deep fry it. Manchurian balls are ready. Keep it aside. (To make it healthy version I cooked them in paniyaram pan and avoided deep frying).
  5. For Gravy:
  6. In a small bowl mix well corn flour with 1 cup of water and keep aside. 
  7. Heat the oil in a pan, add garlic, onion and sauté for a minute.
  8. Add capsicum, French beans and cook them on high heat for a minute.
  9. turn the heat in medium to low, add salt, pepper, sugar, chili sauce and soya sauce.  mix well.
  10. Add corn flour mixture and simmer it for a while until one or two boil. add some water to get desired sauce/Gravy consistency.
  11. Gravy and Manchurians are ready to serve. keep them aside separately.
  12. Just before serving add Manchurians in hot gravy and garnish with spring onions.
  13. Serve with Hakka Noodles, or fried rice or schezwan rice.


for variation you can replace bottle gourd with cabbage to make Manchurians. or can use mix vegetables too to make it more healthier.

For gravy variation you can make schezwan gravy for spicy lovers or tomato sauce based gravy for kids.

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