INGREDIENTS: Onion - 1 Capsicum - 1 (diced to 2 inch pieces) Green chillies 2-3 Ginger A small piece (finely chopped) Garlic pods 5-6 (finely chopped) Red chillie sauce - 1 tsp Tomato sauce - 2-4 tbsp Soya sauce - 1 tsp Vinegar - 1 tsp Ajinomoto - A pinch Salt - As reqd Oil - As reqd
For frying:- Mushroom 1 Cup Allpurpose flour(Maida) - 1/4 cup Corn flour 1/4 Cup Rice flour 1/4 Cup Baking soda A pinch Chilli powder 1 Tsp Water - As reqd Salt - As reqd Oil to deep fry
METHOD: 1. Make a paste of maida, rice flour, corn flour, baking soda, red chilli powder, and salt. Check the spice level & make a smooth paste. If u like manchurian crispy add more rice flour and less maida. Add water to make a smooth paste. 2. Marinate the mushroom in this batter, each mushroom should be well coated with the paste. Allow to marinate for 1/2 hour. 3. Deep fry coated mushrooms till the color changes to dark brown. Keep aside 4. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped ginger and garlic, chopped onions, diced capsicum & chopped green chillies to it. Saute for 2 mins so that the onions and capsicum are still crunchy. 5. Now add the red chillie sauce, tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, and ajinomoto. Saute for a minute 6.Add the fried mushroom to this and saute, until the masala and the florets get fried together nicely. Serve the mushroom manchurian hot.
VARIATION:- Can use the same recipe to make Gobi/baby corn manchurian as well.
For Gobi manchurian - Clean the florets and put them in hot water for about half an hour with salt so that worms, if any, would settle at the bottom of the vessel. & then dip the gobi florets in the paste and deep fry till golden brown