Easy soya manchurian

Easy soya manchurian recipe basically an adapted version of chinese cooking and technique meeting the indian taste standards and tastes buds. Very similar to gobi manchurian recipe from the popular indo chinese cuisine, even this recipe is prepared in 2 stages, including deep frying and tossing with chinese sauces.


for soya manchurian:

  • 1 cup soya chunks
  • 3 cups hot water, to soak
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp maida / plain flour / refined flour / all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep frying

other ingredients:

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp spring onions, chopped
  • ¼ cup capsicum, chopped
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt to taste

Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)

  1. firstly, in a large bowl soak 1 cup soya chunks in 3 cups hot water, for 15 minutes or more.
  2. after 15 minutes, squeeze out the water from soya and transfer to bowl.
  3. further add 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, 3 tbsp corn flour, 2 tbsp maida, 1 tsp chilli powder and salt to taste.
  4. combine all the ingredients well adding a tbsp of water if required.
  5. further, deep dry or shallow fry in hot oil.
  6. stir occasionally, and fry till soya turns crisp.
  7. drain out the fried soya and keep aside.
  8. now in a large kadai, heat 3 tsp oil and saute 2 clove garlic.
  9. further add 3 tbsp onion and 4 tbsp spring onions. saute well.
  10. additionally add 1 tbsp chilli sauce, 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp tomato sauce and salt to taste.
  11. keeping the flame high, mix all the ingredients well.
  12. add in fried soya chunks and mix well.
  13. finally, garnish soya chunks manchurian with chopped spring onions.

Recipe Credits: Hebbar's Kitchen

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