Manchurian needs no introduction; it is an Indo-Chinese food usually prepared traditionally with sauteed veggies and exotic soya sauce. This Manchurian recipe hardly takes half an hour to be prepared and served as an appetizer while organizing a kitty or birthday party. So, if you love eggs, follow these simple steps and impress your guest with a spicy, flavourful Manchurian dish.

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs 
  • Salt and pepper 
  • For coating - batter 
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour 
  • ¼ cup corn starch/ cornflour 
  • ½ tsp Chilli powder 

For Manchurian

  • Oil 
  • 1 tbsp ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2-3 green chilies (finely chopped)
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp chili sauce 
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce 
  • 1 tsp soya sauce 
  • 1 tsp vinegar 
  • ½ tsp pepper powder 
  • Salt and pepper (as per taste) 
  • 3-4 strands of spring onion 

For gravy 

  • 1 tbsp cornflour + water

Instructions To Prepare Egg Manchurian : 

  1. Step one is steaming the eggs, breaking the eggs into a bowl, and adding the required salt & pepper. Mix well, grease a pan with some oil, transfer them into a flat plate/ tray, and keep it inside a steamer or idli cooker. Steam them for 15-20 minutes. 
  2. Once they are steamed, cut them into small pieces in the desired shape—time to fry these eggs. 
  3. In a bowl, mix all-purpose corn flour, chili powder, and stir well with water. Convert into a semi-thick consistency. Coat the eggs and deep fry in hot oil. Once they become crispy, take them out and keep them aside. 
  4. Time to make the gravy; now, in the same or another pan, heat the oil, add finely chopped ginger, garlic, green chili, and saute them for a minute until they turn light golden. Add chopped onions, capsicum and saute them until they turn translucent. Cook the veggies for 3-6 minutes. 
  5. Now it's time to add sauces in the veggies, add chili sauce, tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, and mix them well. Add black pepper and salt. Simmer them for 2-3 minutes. 
  6. Add fried eggs, give a gentle stir, now in a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch and water and add into it. 
  7. Check the consistency according to your requirement. 
  8. Mix the sauces; once it starts thickens up, add chopped green spring onions. 

Your egg Manchurian is ready; garnish it with sesame seeds and spring onions. Served with fried rice or noodles.