baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

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baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

baby corn manchurian gravy is a spicy, sweet and sour gravy that tastes great with veg fried rice or veg noodles.

total time:
25minutes

baby corn manchurian gravy recipe with step by step pics. baby corn manchurian gravy is a spicy, sweet and sour gravy that tastes great with veg fried rice or veg noodles or hakka noodles. i have also shared a starter snack of crispy baby corn manchurian recipe before.

baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

in this baby corn manchurian gravy recipe you can shallow fry or deep fry baby corn. sometimes i pan fry them also. for this recipe post to save time, i have deep fried them.

in the recipe you can add less or more of the sauces as per your requirements.

there are four manchurian gravy recipes that i have already shared.

baby corn manchurian can be served with a rice dish like veg fried rice or burnt garlic fried rice or 5 spice rice or jeera rice or even plain steamed rice.

baby corn manchurian gravy

Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:10 mins
Total Time:25 mins
baby corn manchurian gravy is a spicy, sweet and sour gravy that tastes great with veg fried rice or veg noodles.
baby corn manchurian gravy recipe
Course:main course
Cuisine:indo chinese
Servings:4
Calories:249kcal

INGREDIENTS FOR baby corn manchurian gravy

(1 CUP = 250 ML)

for frying baby corn

  • 250 grams baby corn
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • oil as required for deep frying or shallow frying or pan frying

for corn flour paste

  • 2 tablespoons corn flour (corn starch)
  • 2 tablespoon water

for making baby corn manchurian gravy

  • 2 tablespoons oil (sesame or peanut or sunflower oil)
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chilies
  • cup chopped spring onions
  • ¼ cup finely chopped capsicum (green bell pepper or shimla mirch)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup or add as required
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or add as required
  • ½ tablespoon red chili sauce or sweet red chili sauce or sriracha sauce or add as required
  • 2 cups water or add as required
  • salt as required
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ½ teaspoon sugar - optional
  • ¼ cup chopped spring onion greens
  • ½ teaspoon rice vinegar or white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • some chopped spring onions for garnish

HOW TO MAKE baby corn manchurian gravy

frying baby corn

  • rinse and then chop 250 grams baby corn in 2 to 3 pieces. if they are small in size then no need to chop them.
  • take the chopped baby corn in a mixing bowl. add ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder and ¼ teaspoon salt
 or add as per taste.
  • then add 2 tablespoons corn flour (corn starch). mix very well.
  • heat oil as required in a kadai or pan. you can deep fry or shallow fry.
  • check the oil temperature by adding one piece of baby corn. it should gradually come on top. then the oil is ready for frying. if it stays at the bottom the oil is not hot enough, so increase the flame. if it comes up too quickly, the oil has become very hot, so reduce the flame.
  • add the baby corn pieces. begin to fry at medium flame.
  • when one side is crisp and light golden turn over and fry the second side.
  • flip a couple of times and fry till the baby corn pieces become golden and crisp. remove with a slotted spoon.
  • place them on kitchen paper towels. continue to fry this way in batches.

making corn flour paste

  • in a small bowl take 2 tablespoons corn flour (corn starch).
  • add 2 tablespoon water.
  • mix very well to form a smooth paste. keep aside.

making baby corn manchurian gravy

  • in another pan heat 2 tablespoons oil (sesame or peanut or sunflower oil). then add 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger, 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic and 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chilies.
  • saute for one minute on a low flame or till the raw aroma of both ginger and garlic goes away.
  • next add ⅓ cup chopped spring onions.
  • stir fry on medium to high flame for 1 minute.
  • then add ¼ cup finely chopped capsicum (green bell pepper). mix very well.
  • stir fry on medium to high flame for 2 minutes.
  • reduce the flame and then add 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 
½ tablespoon red chili sauce or sweet red chili sauce or sriracha sauce.
  • mix very well.
  • add 2 cups water. for a thick baby corn manchurian gravy or sauce you can add less water. mix well and simmer on a medium to high flame.
  • let the water come to a boil.
  • reduce the flame. then add the corn starch paste. stir the paste and then add. as the corn starch settles down at the bottom of the bowl.
  • as soon as you add corn starch paste mix very well. in case you see lumps, then using a wired whisk stir and mix. stirring with wired whisk helps in breaking the lumps.
  • simmer on medium to high flame for 3 to 4 minutes. the sauce or gravy will also begin to thicken.
  • then add salt as per taste, 
¼ teaspoon black pepper powder and ½ teaspoon sugar. 
  • mix very well. check the taste and add more salt, pepper, sugar or any of the sauces if required. 
  • add the fried baby corn and mix again.
  • switch off the flame and add ¼ cup chopped spring onion greens.
  • lastly add ½ teaspoon rice vinegar or white vinegar or apple cider vinegar. mix well.
  • garnish baby corn manchurian gravy with some chopped spring onions while serving. 
  • serve baby corn manchurian with veg fried rice, burnt garlic fried rice, veg noodles or plain steamed rice. you can also serve with chapatis or phulkas.
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how to make baby corn manchurian gravy

a) frying baby corn

1. rinse and then chop 250 grams baby corn in 2 to 3 pieces. if they are small in size then no need to chop them.

baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

2. take the chopped baby corn in a mixing bowl. add ¼ teaspoon black pepper and ¼ teaspoon salt
 or add as per taste.

baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

3. then add 2 tablespoons corn flour (corn starch).

baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

4. mix very well.

baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

5. heat oil as required in a kadai or pan. you can deep fry or shallow fry the baby corn. check the oil temperature by adding one piece of baby corn. it should gradually come on top. then the oil is ready for frying. if it stays at the bottom the oil is not hot enough, so increase the flame. if it comes up too quickly, the oil has become very hot, so reduce the flame.

frying baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

6. add the baby corn pieces.

frying baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

7. begin to fry at medium flame. when one side is crisp and light golden, turn over and fry the second side.

frying baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

8. flip a couple of times and fry till the baby corn pieces become golden and crisp.

frying baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

9. remove with a slotted spoon.

frying baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

10. place fried baby corn on kitchen paper towels. continue to fry this way in batches.

frying baby corn to make baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

b) making corn flour paste

11. in a small bowl take 2 tablespoons corn flour (corn starch).

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

12. add 2 tablespoon water.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

13. mix very well to form a smooth paste. keep aside.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

make baby corn manchurian gravy

14. in another pan heat 2 tablespoons oil (sesame or peanut or sunflower oil). then add 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger, 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic and 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chilies.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

15. saute for one minute on a low flame or till the raw aroma of both ginger and garlic goes away.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

16. next add ⅓ cup chopped spring onions.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

17. stir fry on medium to high flame for 1 minute.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

18. then add ¼ cup finely chopped capsicum (shimla mirch or green bell pepper).

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

19. mix very well.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

20. stir fry on medium to high flame for 2 minutes.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

21. reduce the flame and then add 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup, 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 
½ tablespoon red chili sauce (or sweet red chili sauce or sriracha sauce).

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

22. mix very well.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

23. add 2 cups water. for a thick baby corn manchurian gravy or sauce you can add less water.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

24. mix very well and simmer on a medium to high flame.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

25. let the water come to a boil.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

26. reduce the flame. then add the corn starch paste. stir the paste and then add as the corn starch settles down at the bottom of the bowl.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

27. as soon as you add corn starch paste mix very well. in case you see lumps, then using a wired whisk stir and mix. stirring with wired whisk helps in breaking the lumps.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

28. simmer on medium to high flame for 3 to 4 minutes. the sauce or gravy will also begin to thicken.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

29. then add salt as per taste.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

30. add 
¼ teaspoon black pepper powder or as required.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

31. add ½ teaspoon sugar or as per taste.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

32. mix very well. check the taste and add more salt, pepper, sugar or any of the sauces if required.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

33. add the fried baby corn.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

34. mix again.

baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

35. switch off the flame and add ¼ cup chopped spring onion greens.

baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

36. lastly add ½ teaspoon rice vinegar or white vinegar or apple cider vinegar. mix well.

making baby corn manchurian gravy recipe

37. garnish baby corn manchurian gravy with some chopped spring onions while serving. serve baby corn manchurian gravy with veg fried rice or jeera rice or veg noodles or plain steamed rice. you can also serve with chapatis or phulkas. for more baby corn recipes you can check this collection of 12 baby corn recipes.

baby corn manchurian recipe


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i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos that will help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food easily.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. having a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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