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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Soya Chunks(Mealmaker) Manchurian

If u want a  dry or semi-dry or gravy using MealMaker or Soya Chunks,this Chinese preparation is an ideal option - adding a flavorfilled taste to the soya chunks to try it on special occasions.U can even try this recipe using ready made meatballs or the home-made Mutton Cola Urundai, Palak-Paneer koftas,Lentil balls (Paruppu Urundai),Stuffed or plain flour-coated Mushrooms,Cauliflower florets and paneer cubes for unexpected guests to give a festive treat that they may remember long.This serves 4 nosHere,is the recipe for U to try at home.Enjoy cooking at home!.Enjoy ur Meal!.Bon Appetit.

Meal maker Manchurian - Manchurian prepared using mealmaker or Soyachunks
70 gm Meal maker or Soya Chunks
1 onion - chopped fine
1 cm ginger-grated
2 garlic cloves-grated
1 green  chilli-chopped fine
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp sliced capsicum
100 ml or 1 cup Veg (or chicken stock or plain chicken soup)
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tsp + 1 tsp + 1 tsp corn flour
1 tsp fresh pepper powder
2 tsp soya sauce
1/4 tsp ajinomotto
1 tbsp chopped Spring onions
1 tbsp coriander leaves-chopped
1 tsp + 1/2 tsp + 1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp + 3 tbsp refined oil


1.Soya chunks should measure atleast 70 gms in the above recipe.Boil the soya chunks with 1 tsp chilli powder,1/4 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp  salt for 2 mins in 700 ml water and take them out.Leave it to cool and then squeeze the excess water(don't deshape them).
2.Add 1/2 tsp chilli powder,a pinch of turmeric powder,1 tsp cornflour and 1/4 tsp salt to the Soyachunks and mix them well.
3.Heat 3 tbsp oil in frying pan,dip this Soya chunks in corn flour paste and shallow-fry them till golden brown on bothsides.
4.Heat 2 tsp oil in a kadai,add the following ingredients one by one stirring continuously:grated ginger,pressed garlic,chopped onions,chopped chilli,sliced capsicum,soya sauce,ajinomotto,1/4 tsp salt,sugar,spring onions, coriander leaves and then Veg (or chicken stock or soup if done with chicken or meat balls) stock.
5.When done, add  1 tsp cornflour (dissolved in 3 tbsp water) to the gravy and allow this to thicken a little and then add the fried Soya chunks to the gravy and let it cook for 2-3 more mins - stir-cooking continuously.
6.Serve it with Bread,Fried Rice Varieties or all Indian Breads.

Submitting this recipe to Anyone Can CookSeries35 hosted by Taste of Pearlcity

and 'Flavors of China'Event hosted by Kalyani's Sizzling Tastebuds


Julie said...

Awesome clicks of a perfect meal.. Very tempting!!

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious combination of flavours looks wonderful

soujanya said...

looks tempting!!!!!

Priya Suresh said...

Sooo tempting and inviting manchurians..lovely dish..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Looks delicious and tempting..

Nalini's Kitchen said...

umm..looks tempting.

Vidhya said...

Manchurian with soya chunks looks awesome.Thank you dear for stopping by my space.

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

nice innovative idea of making manchurian with soya chunks. came out nice too

Umm Mymoonah said...

Love your version of manchurian with soya, delicious. Thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook :)