Soya Chunks Manchurian

Cornflour coated soya chunks shallow fried and the tossed in a base of ginger garlic and Chinese sauces. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Soya Chunks Manchurian
Main Ingredients Soya bean chunks, Cornflour/ corn starch
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Soya Chunks Manchurian

  • 1 cup Soya bean chunks soaked and drained
  • 4 teaspoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 1/2 tablespoon Green chilli paste
  • 2 tablespoons Dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 medium Onions roughly chopped
  • 1-2 Spring onions chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 3 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Green chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato ketchup
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 small Green capsicum seeded and diced
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 4-5 stalks Spring onion greens finely chopped


  1. Mix soya chunks, salt, two teaspoons cornflour, green chilli paste and dark soy sauce in a bowl. Heat half the oil in a pan, add the soya chunks and sauté for two to three minutes.
  2. Transfer into a bowl. Add the remaining oil to the same pan and sauté onions, spring onions, ginger and garlic for two to three minutes.
  3. Add soy sauce, green chilli sauce and tomato ketchup and mix. Add two cups of water and let the mixture come to a boil. Add the soya chunks and cook for five more minutes.
  4. Add salt and mix. Add remaining cornflour dissolved in two tablespoons of water and cook till the mixture thickens slightly. Add capsicum, stir in vinegar and take it off the heat.
  5. Garnish with spring onion greens and serve hot with fried rice or noodles.

Nutrition Info

Calories 574
Carbohydrates 68.4
Protein 38.2
Fat 16.4