Dry Manchurian balls

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins

Dry Manchurian is a crispy starter snack of fried veg balls tossed in the spicy, sweet, tangy sauce. It is a well deserved popular starter which make your mouth water and makes you fall in love with it at first sight.
Veggie Balls are made with very basic ingredients like cabbage being the main ingredient and can be combined with carrots, beans(optional) tossed with salt and pepper and some ginger garlic paste. Sauce adds flavor to it.
Also Chings Manchurian Masala adds extra flavor to it buts its optional.
This was my all time favorite dish in Chinese cuisine so I always kept trying this till I got perfection, and this is it! Try this recipe it tastes heavenly.
Enjoy how to make Dry Manchurian with detailed step by step procedure and video. You can also serve this as a side dish to Burnt Chili Garlic Noddles.


0/16 Ingredients
Adjust Servings
    For Manchurian Balls
  • For Manchurian Sauce


0/19 Instructions
    For Manchurian Balls
  • Grate 2 cups cabbage in a mixing Bowl
  • 2 carrots grated
  • 1 TBSP Ginger Garlic paste with green chilies.
  • 1 TBSP Black Pepper Powder
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1/2 cup Corn Flour
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • Mix all Together
  • Make Balls with your Palm
  • Fry them or Stir fry them
  • Making the Sauce
  • Add 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • Add 1 Spring Onion Bulb
  • 1 Onion cut in cubes
  • Add 1 cup mixed bell pepper
  • 1 TBSP Red Chilli Sauce
  • 1 TBSP Soy Sauce
  • 1 TSP Sugar (Optional)
  • Add 1 Tbsp Corn flour slurry , Let it cook for few mins
  • Add Manchurian balls , mix well and garnish them with spring onions


1)Along with Cabbage and carrots, you can also add finely chopped french beans and Capsicum
2)If you don't want to deep fry it You can air fry or stir fry the veg balls
3)For the Sauce you can whichever red sauce you want, Tomato ketchup, Red chilly
4)Instead of sugar you can add Honey
5)Instead of manchurian masala you make add 1 tbsp corn flour with 1 cup water

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