Cabbage Manchurian


For cabbage balls:

1 cabbage, grated
1 carrot, grated
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tbsp corn flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup all purpose flour
Oil for frying

Other ingredients:

2 tbsp oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/4 onion, finely chopped
1 green chilli, slit
1/2 capsicum, cubes
1 tbsp chilli sauce
1.5 tbsp soya sauce
2 tbsp vinegar
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp tomato sauce
1/4 tsp black pepper powder


1. First, grate the cabbage and carrot. Squeeze them very well and discard the water. Let it stand for 5 mins, then proceed further.
2. In a large bowl, take the grated cabbage and grated carrot. Add to it red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, salt, corn flour and all purpose flour.
3. Combine them very well by squeezing the cabbage. As the cabbage and carrot would release some moisture, so do not further add any amount of water to it. Prepare a soft dough.
4. Grease your hand with some oil and prepare small round sized balls from the dough. Prepare all the balls and keep aside.
5. Deep fry these balls in hot oil on medium flame. Keep stirring the balls continuously so that the balls are fried uniformly.
6. Fry till the balls turns golden and crisp. Drain the balls over a napkin and keep aside.
7. Next, in a large kadhai, take oil and heat it. Saute garlic cloves in it. Also saute onion and green chilli. Further add capsicum and saute them well.
8. Now, add chilli sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, tomato sauce, salt and black pepper powder. Saute them on high flame till the sauce thickens.
9. Further add in the fried cabbage balls and mix gently. Switch off the flame.
10. Finally, cabbage manchurian is ready to be served. Serve them hot as on cooling they turn soggy.