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baby corn manchurian recipe

baby corn manchurian is an excellent starter of fried batter coated baby corn stir fried in a spicy, sweet & umami indo chinese sauce.

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baby corn manchurian recipe – one of my favorite indo chinese recipe. this is a crispy, crunchy and a dry version of baby corn manchurian. excellent as a starter or as a brunch snack. i have also shared baby corn manchurian gravy recipe.

baby corn manchurian

the baby corn manchurian recipe is very simple and does not take much of your time. you can even make this baby corn manchurian as a quick brunch with bread, rotis or naan also the manchurian taste good. i have few more baby corn recipes on my blog like:

personally while making baby corn recipes, i like them to be little hot and spicy. i guess, most people like to have spicy versions of baby corn recipes.

baby corn manchurian recipe

i had made the baby corn manchurian along with goan mushroom curry. both were a delicious combo with steamed rice.

if you are looking for more manchurian recipes then do check:

baby corn manchurian

4.55 from 11 votes
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:35 mins
baby corn manchurian is an excellent starter of fried batter coated baby corn stir fried in a spicy, sweet & umami indo chinese sauce.
baby corn manchurian recipe
Course:appetizers, brunch
Cuisine:indo chinese

Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

for making the batter

  • 200 grams baby corn
  • 1 small capsicum (green bell pepper), julienned or chopped, optional
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour (corn starch)
  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour (maida)
  • ½ teaspoon ginger-garlic paste, optional
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder or crushed black pepper
  • water as required
  • salt as required
  • oil as required for shallow frying the babycorn

for baby corn manchurian sauce

  • 2 small spring onions, chopped - reserve some greens for garnishing
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • ½ inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 4 to 5 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder or crushed black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ tablespoon finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil or sesame oil
  • salt and sugar as required

How to Make Recipe

making batter

  • rinse the baby corn in water.
  • chop them if they are slightly big.
  • in a bowl mix all the dry ingredients listed under the batter ingredients except for baby corn and oil.
  • add water and make a thick batter.
  • dip the baby corn in the batter and coat them evenly.
  • shallow fry the baby corn till they are golden brown and crisp.

making baby corn manchurian

  • heat oil in a wok or kadai.
  • add the spring onions and stir fry till they become transparent.
  • add the ginger, garlic, green chilies and celery. stir fry for a minute.
  • now add the soy sauce & tomato sauce. stir and mix well.
  • add the fried baby corn.
  • stir and season with salt, sugar, pepper & red chilli powder.
  • stir again till the sauce coats the baby corn evenly.
  • serve baby corn manchurian hot garnished with spring onion greens.


please note i have not added any capsicum to the manchurian as i did not have them. the amount of sauces and spice powders can be adjusted.
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This recipe post was first published on November 4, 2012 at 10:43 pm

and was last modified on November 2, 2018 at 9:27 pm

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67 comments/reviews

  1. I tried today itz so tasty thank u.

  2. Hi…i want the recipe of vegiee fingers….plz upload it

    • sure anuja have taken your request on our file thanks.

  3. I am fond of cooking I liked them i will try

    • surely try geeta and let us know how it was?

  4. Dasana ji I wanna know r baby corns good for health

    • shabana yes baby corn is good for health.

  5. Just awesome explained the recipe

    • thanks shreyansh

  6. Thanks for the detailed recipe. I think (I hope) I exactly replicated the above in first attempt.

    • welcome nitu

  7. Hi Dassana,
    How many grams of baby corn I should use? Can’t buy them in packet here. I’d like to try this one. All recipes on your site are great! Thank you very much.

    • welcome sari. use 150-200 grams.

  8. yummy!

  9. tried it today. it is awesome. my husband didn’t leave one piece also. thank uuuuuuuuuuu

    • welcome sarayu. glad to know this.

  10. very good recipe. I tried and it came out very well.

    Thank you


    • welcome sthiti. glad to know this.

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