Baby Corn Manchurian is a very popular vegetarian dish from Indo-Chinese cuisine which is made from deep fried Baby Corn dumplings tossed in Chinese sauces.
Baby Corns are very soft, nutritious and tasty as they are taken off the maize plant early while the stalks are still small and immature.
Indo-Chinese cuisine is considered to be an adaptation of Chinese seasoning and cooking techniques to appeal to Indian taste buds. It has it's own distinct flavors but it very easy to cook once you learn a few recipes.
Baby Corn Manchurian goes very well with Veg Hakka Noodles, Veg Fried Rice and Schezwan Fried Rice as a side dish and together they can serve as a complete delicious dinner. It can also be enjoyed as a snack or appetizer.
Baby Corn Manchurian is a very popular recipe across India. Like other varieties of Manchurian, it can be found in many Indian restaurants and is commonly served in parties.
To make Veg Schezwan Fried Rice at home follow the detailed step by step recipe posted below.
Nutrition (per serving)
Ingredients For Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe
For the Manchurian
- 200gm Baby Corns
- 1/4 Cup Maida (Plain Flour)
- 2 Tablespoons Corn Flour
- 1 Teaspoon Ginger-Garlic paste
- 1/2 Teaspoon Soy Sauce
- 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder, or to taste
- 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
- 1/2 Cup Water
- Oil for Frying
For the Sauce
- 1 Small Onion
- 3 Spring Onions
- 1 Teaspoon minced Garlic
- 1 Teaspoon minced Ginger
- 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
- 1/2 Tablespoon Vinegar
- 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Sauce
- 1 Tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
- 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder, or as per taste
- 1 Teaspoon Salt, or as per taste
- 1 Tablespoon Oil
Step By Step Instructions for Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe
Wash and rinse the baby corn and cut them into 2 pieces.
In a large bowl, mix Maida, Corn Flour, Ginger-Garlic paste, Soy Sauce, Black Pepper Powder and Salt along with some water to make a thick batter of coating consistency.
Add the baby corn in the batter and coat them completely.
Deep fry the baby corn in hot oil till they become crispy and golden brown.
To make the sauce, heat oil in a pan or wok.
Add finely chopped onions and spring onions and fry till they turn translucent.
Now add the Soy Sauce, Vinegar, Red Chilli Sauce and Tomato Ketchup.
Add the fried Baby Corn to the sauce and toss to coat them completely.
Season the Baby Corn with Salt and Pepper. Mix well and cook for a minute.
Baby Corn Manchurian is ready. Garnish with Spring Onion Greens and serve it hot.
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