Jain Manchurian

When you eat this you will believe that Manchurian can taste so good without onions or garlic.Manchurian Gravy is a dish that is easy to make at home. It is best complemented with Chinese fried rice . -When you eat this you will believe that Manchurian can taste so good without onions or garlic. , This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jain Manchurian

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Main Ingredients Cabbage, Green capsicum
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jain Manchurian

  • 1/2 small Cabbage grated
  • 1 medium Green capsicum finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 4-5 Green chillies finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Dried ginger powder (soonth)
  • 2 teaspoons White pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 6 tablespoons Cornflour
  • 2 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 1 tablespoon + for deep frying Oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chilli sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Soy sauce


  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.
  2. Add four tablespoons cornflour, refined flour and mix again. Divide the mixture into eight equal portions and shape each into a small ball.
  3. Het sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the balls till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add the remaining green chillies and sauté for half a minute.
  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.
  6. Add one teaspoon coriander leaves and mix well. Add the fried balls and stir gently. Cook for two minutes.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 423
Carbohydrates 54.8
Protein 12.9
Fat 16.7
Other Fiber Fiber- 16.1gm