Cabbage manchurian is one of the all time favorite fast food item.Deep fried cabbage balls are dipped in spicy and tasty gravy of sauces and cornflour and served hot..
Grated cabbage – 2 cups (200 gms)
Maida/All purpose flour- 3 tbsp
Corn flour – 4 tbsp
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
Spring onion bulbs/white – 1/2 cup
Finely chopped ginger -1 tbsp
Finely chopped garlic – 1 tbsp
Finely chopped green chilli-1
Black soya sauce – 2 tsp
Chilli sauce -1 tsp
Tomato sauce – 2 tbsp
pinch of food colour
salt to taste
spring onion greens – 3 tbsp
- Take 2 cups or 200 gms of grated cabbage
- Squeeze water content from the grated cabbage and transfer the squeezed cabbage to a bowl.
- Now add 3 tbsp of maida/all purpose flour,2 tbsp of corn flour,1 tsp ginger garlic paste,1/2 tsp red chilli powder and mix everything together.While mixing do not mash the cabbage and mix it lightly.
- Now make small manchurian balls from this mixture and deep fry the balls in hot oil.Keep the flame medium while frying.
- Place the deep fried manchurian balls on a kitchen towel.
- Now to prepare the gravy heat up 3 tsps of oil in a pan.
- Add 1/2 cup of finely chopped spring onion white or bulbs and fry it for 1 minute on high flame.
- Next add finely chopped ginger and finely chopped garlic 1 tbsp each.
- Fry it and add 1 green chilli finely chopped,2 tbsp of spring onion greens and fry again.
- Now add the sauces : 1 tsp of vinegar,2 tsps of black soya sauce,1 tsp of chilli sauce,2 tbsp of tomato sauce .Mix everything together.
- Optionally you can dilute a pinch of red food color in water and add.Also to create the gravy add 2 tbsp of corn flour mixed with 1/2 cup of water.Mix everything well.
- Finally add manchurian balls and pinch of salt mix and fry.
- Our cabbage manchurian is ready to serve .Garnish it with finely chopped spring onion greens
Step by step recipe with photos
1.Take 2 cups or 200 gms of grated cabbage.
2.Squeeze the juice out of grated cabbage.Don’t throw the juice.You can add it to any vegetable gravy or even drink it by mixing it with water.Cabbage juice is good for digestion process.
3.Transfer the grated and squeezed cabbage to a bowl.
4.Add 3 tbsp of maida or all purpose flour to grated cabbage.
5.Add 2 tbsp of corn flour.
6.Add 1/2 tsp of red chilli powder
7.Add 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste.
8.Mix everything together .Do not add water while mixing and mix it lightly without further mashing the grating cabbage.
9.And now take small portions of this mixture and make manchurian balls.
10.Deep fry the manchurian balls in oil keep them aside
11.To prepare the gravy take a pan and heat up 3 tsps of oil .Once the oil is heated add chopped spring onion bulbs.If you don’t have spring onion bulbs add finely chopped onion.Fry the onion in high flame for about 1 minute.You don’t have cook it until it turns translucent.
12.Next add 1 tbsp of finely chopped garlic and ginger each.
13.Fry them well and add few chopped spring onion greens,1 green chilly which is finely chopped and also the sauces.Add 2 tsps of black soya sauce,1 tsp of vinegar,1 tsp of chilly sauce and 2 tbsp of tomato sauce.Mix everthing together and fry it for 1 minute on high flame.
14.Add a pinch of food color however adding food colour is optional.If you are adding then dilute it with water and add.Also for the gravy mix 2 tbsp of corn flour and half cup of water and prepare a solution and add it to the pan.This creates the gravy.You can skip adding corn flour solution if you want the manchurian to be dry.
15.Finally add the manchurian balls mix it well and give a nice coating of the gravy to the manchurian balls.Add salt as per taste mix well.And our tasty cabbage manchurian or patta gobhi manchurian is ready to taste .Transfer it to a serving bowl or platter and garnish with some spring onion greens.
This is how our tasty Cabbage manchurian looks 🙂 . You can find complete video recipe on our youtube channel Shetty’s Kitchen: https://goo.gl/Nxi0lC