Sunday, August 14, 2011


Vegetable Fried rice


  1. Basmati rice- 1 cup
  2. Ginger chopped finely- 1/2 " piece
  3. Garlic -2 cloves
  4. Spring onion chopped- 2 tbsp
  5. Onion chopped- 1 small
  6. Carrot,beans and cabbage finely chopped - 2 cups
  7. Soya sauce-3/4 tbsp
  8. Tomato ketchup-3/4 tbsp
  9. Pepper powder-1/2 tsp(or to taste)
  10. Oil
  11. Salt to taste.


  • Cook rice  and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan add chopped ginger and garlic and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Now add the spring onion and chopped onion, saute for few minutes.
  • Add chopped vegetables and saute till it is just done .(do not over cook)
  • Now add the soya sauce, tomato sauce, pepper powder and salt to taste, mix well.
  • Add the cooked rice and mix carefully until combined.Cook for a few minutes and switch off the stove.
  • Garnish with chopped spring onion and serve with Vegetable manchurian.

Vegetable Manchurian


For the manchurian balls

  1. Cabbage chopped-1 cup
  2. Carrot grated-3/4 cup
  3. Beans chopped finely-1/4 cup
  4. Onion chopped- 1 small no
  5. Green chilies chopped- 1 or 2(according to taste)
  6. Ginger  chopped finely-1/2 " piece
  7. Garlic chopped finely-1 clove
  8. Soya sauce- 1/2 tsp
  9. Cornflour-2 tbsp
  10. Bread crumbs- 2 tbsp ( you can use all purpose flour or even cooked rice)
  11. Chili powder-1/2 tsp
  12. Salt to taste
  13. oil

For the sauce

  1. Ginger chopped- 1 tsp
  2. Garlic chopped- 1tsp
  3. Green chilies chopped- 1 no(or to taste)
  4. Red chili flakes- 1 tsp
  5. Onion chopped- 1 medium
  6. Spring onion chopped-3 tbsp
  7. Bell pepper chopped- 1/2
  8. Chili powder- 1/2 tsp
  9. Soya sauce-1/2 tbsp
  10. Tomato ketchup-1/2 tbsp
  11. Cornflour-1 tbsp
  12. Water
  13. Oil
  14. Salt to taste


  • Heat a pan ,add cabbage,carrot ,beans and onion,cook the vegetables for a 2-3 minutes or until half cooked.(add a few tsp of water if required)
  • Squeeze out excess water from the half cooked veggies.
  • Mix the cooked vegetables withe rest of the ingredients for the manchurian balls until combined.
  • Make small balls out of this mixture.(if you cant shape the mixture into balls add more breadcrumbs)
  • Deep fry the balls in hot oil till it turns golden brown.Keep aside
  • (If you don't want to deep fry it just heat a unniappam pan /paniyaram pan ,add a few drops of oil in each holes and cook the balls ,make sure you turn the sides every 5 minutes to make sure all the sides are evenly cooked.)
  • Now for the sauce,heat oil in a pan and add the chopped garlic ,ginger,red chili flakes and green chilies.saute till the raw smell leaves.
  • Now add chopped onion and  spring onion and saute for  a minute,add chopped bell pepper.Cook for few minutes.
  • Add chili powder and mix well.
  • Add soya sauce ,tomato ketchup,salt to taste and  required amount of water,bring to a boil.
  • Now mix cornflour with 1/4 cup water and add it to the sauce.Mix well.
  • When the sauce thickens add the manchurian balls and switch off the stove
  • Garnish with spring onions and serve.

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