How to make Jain Manchurian - When you eat this you will believe that Manchurian can taste so good without onions or garlic.

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Main Ingredients : Cabbage (बंदगोभी), Green capsicum (हरी शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Jain Manchurian Recipe Card

Jain Manchurian

Hindi: patta gobhi
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For more recipes related to Jain Manchurian checkout Mixed Vegetable Manchurian, Cabbage Chana Dal, Cabbage and Rice Rolls, Muttakos Kootu . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Hariyali Paneer Makhani, Soyabean Mushroom Curry, Chole Dhania Masala, Mushroom Matar Mustard.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Jain Manchurian Recipe

  • Cabbage grated 1/2 small

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4-5

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried ginger powder (soonth) 2 teaspoons

  • White pepper powder 2 teaspoons

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cornflour 6 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespo

  • Red chilli sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons


Step 1

Squeeze out the moisture from the cabbage and place in a bowl. Add capsicum, one teaspoon coriander leaves, half the green chillies, salt, one teaspoon dried ginger powder, one teaspoon white pepper powder and one-fourth teaspoon sugar and mix well.

Step 2

Add four tablespoons cornflour, refined flour and mix again. Divide the mixture into eight equal portions and shape each into a small ball.

Step 3

Het sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the balls till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add the remaining green chillies and sauté for half a minute.

Step 5

Add one cup water, remaining cornflour and mix. Add the remaining ginger powder, remaining pepper powder, salt, remaining sugar, chilli sauce and soy sauce and mix. Cook till the sauce thickens.

Step 6

Add one teaspoon coriander leaves and mix well. Add the fried balls and stir gently. Cook for two minutes.

Step 7

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.