Veg Manchurian Roll Recipe | Indian Street Style Food

One of the best things about being born and raised in India, is the accessibility to variety of delicious, lip-smacking Indian street food like chaat, pakoras, rolls, etc. Once outside homeland, the access to these tasty dishes gets limited. This leads to either driving many miles to find a good restaurant which serves them or spend hours prepping and cooking them at home.


Veg Manchurian Roll is a popular Indo-Chinese dish which is just yummy. The process involves making the manchurian balls first, followed by serving it on top of a roti or stir fried rice.


The benefit of making the mouthwatering manchurian rolls at home, is that you can make them not only tasty but healthy as well. This makes a great lunch box food for the kids. It can also be served as party appetizer bites for your guests. Trust me when I say, your guests are not going to stop with one bite cause it is just so irresistible.

Veg Manchurian Roll

If you are one of those people like me, who does not want to spend hours driving around to find a good restaurant which serves these rolls or spend hours prepping and cooking at home, read on.

Veg Manchurian Roll Recipe:


Serving Size: 4 | Cuisine: Indo-Chinese


Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes


Ingredients:


For manchurian balls:

  • Onion - 1 medium - diced

  • Cabbage - 2 cups - finely chopped

  • Carrot - 1/2 cup - grated

  • Green Onion - 5 - finely chopped

  • Ginger - 1 teaspoon - finely chopped

  • Garlic - 1 teaspoon - finely chopped

  • Green chilis - 1 teaspoon - finely chopped

  • Corn flour - 1/4 cup

  • Pepper as required by taste

  • Salt as required by taste

For frying:

  • Oil

For manchurian sauce:

  • Vegetable oil - 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger - 1 teaspoon - finely chopped

  • Garlic - 1 teaspoon - finely chopped

  • Green chilis - 1 teaspoon - finely chopped

  • Onion - 1 small - sliced

  • Green Onion - 2 - finely chopped

  • Green pepper - 1/2 cup - sliced

  • Cabbage - 1/2 cup - finely chopped

  • Corn flour - 2 tablespoon

  • Water - 1/2 cup

  • Soy sauce - 1 tablespoon

  • Red chili sauce - 1/2 tablespoon

  • Pepper as required by taste

  • Salt as required by taste

For roti:

  • Refined flour - 1 cup

  • Water as required

  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon

Instructions:


Step 1: Manchurian balls

  1. Combine all ingredients for manchurian balls in bowl.

  2. Divide the mixture in small balls.

Step 2: Frying

  1. Fry the manchurian balls in medium hot oil until crisp.

Step 3: Manchurian sauce

  1. Add oil to a medium hot pan.

  2. Add onion, ginger, garlic, green chilis, green pepper, green onions, cabbage and cook for a minute.

  3. Add soy sauce, red chili sauce, salt and pepper to the pan.

  4. Combine corn flour and water in a separate bowl with no lumps.

  5. Add the corn flour mixture to the pan and stir until it thickens in low flame.

  6. Add the prepared fried manchurian balls.

  7. Mix the manchurian balls in the sauce without breaking them.

  8. Keep it aside.

Step 4: Roti

  1. Knead the refined flour with salt and water to form a soft stretchy dough.

  2. Divide the dough into equal medium sized balls.

  3. Roll the balls into thin flat breads.

  4. Heat the pan in medium hot flame.

  5. Place the flattened roti in the pan and cook until spots appear on both sides.

Assembly:

  1. Place the manchurian balls in the sauce to the roti.

  2. Garnish it with few green onions.

  3. Roll the roti and serve it with lovely sweet and sour sauce or some schezwan sauce.

  4. Enjoy!