Vegetable Manchurian Balls in Hot and Spicy Garlic Sauce

  • To make the Veg Manchurian Balls along with Hakka Noodles, prepare all the ingredients and keep ready.

  • For the Manchurian balls, combine all the ingredients for the manchurian balls in a large bowl adding just a few drops of water if required. Knead to combine until all the ingredients come together.

  • Divide the mixture into 8 to 10 balls of bite size or a little bigger.

  • Preheat the paniyaram pan and add the manchurian balls into the cavity. Drizzle some oil and cook until they are done. 

  • Drain the excess oil from the vegetable manchurian balls from oil in paper towels. Pan fry the remaining balls the similar way and keep aside.

  • For the manchurian sauce, in a small mixing bowl; add in the corn flour along with the cup of water. Stir to combine the flour into the water. 

  • Add soya sauce, honey, the red chilli sauce and salt. Whisk well to combine and keep this aside.

  • Heat oil in a wok or frying pan on high heat; add garlic, ginger, green chillies, spring onions and stir fry for a few seconds.

  • Add the corn flour mixture to the above wok and cook for a few minutes until thick and the corn flour is cooked.

  • Check the salt and chilli levels in the sauce and adjust to suit your palate.

  • Just before serving, put the Vegetable Manchurian Balls in the sauce and stir fry on high heat for a few minutes. Garnish with spring onion leaves and serve.

  • For Veggie Noodles, cook the noodles according to the instructions in the package.

  • Cool the noodles immediately by running it under cold water. This stops the cooking process and prevents the noodles from getting too soft and soggy. Add a tablespoon of oil to the cooled noodles to prevent sticking and keep aside.

  • Heat oil in a large frying pan on high heat and once the oil is hot add sliced onions and ginger and saute until the onions have softened.

  • Once done add the capsicum, carrots, beans, cabbage,  spring onions, salt to taste and pepper powder and sauté on high until it has a cooked and crisp texture.

  • Stirring on high heat cooks the vegetables faster and also helps it retain color and a subtle crispness.

  • You can even cover the vegetables and cook the vegetables for three minutes.

  • Once the vegetables are cooked yet firm stir in the soy sauce, chilli sauce, and chilli vinegar and stir fry for two minutes. 

  • Once done stir in the cooked noodles and mix well to combine.Turn off the heat and transfer Vegetarian Hakka Noodles to a serving bowl.

  • Now that all the elements are ready, it’s time for serving.

  • In a serving bowl like a cereal bowl/ salad bowl/ soup bowl. Spoon a portion of noodles at the bottom.  Add a ladle full of the manchurian on one side of the bowl. Add more curry sauce if you like and serve hot.

  • Thanks to the Courtesy of :

    https://www.archanaskitchen.com/vegetable-manchurian-balls-in-hot-and-spicy-garlic-sauce

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