mushroom manchurian

I am really very happy and excited to write my first guest post to wonderful blogger Kalyani of KITCHEN KATHUKUTTY. Thank you for giving me this opportunity..! When she asked me to do a guest post with a mushroom recipe, I was very joyful and accepted it. Here comes the recipe..!
Mushroom Manchurian is Indo Chinese recipe which is best to accompany with fried rice,noodles,naan or roti. This is very simple and easy to make. Lets look at the steps to make the Manchurian.

mushroom manchurian

Preparation Time : 20 mints | Cooking Time : 30 mints | Serves : 2 – 3

Ingredients :

  • Oil – For frying
  • Mushroom(Cleaned and Sliced) – 1 cup

For batter :

  • Cornflour – 4 tbsp
  • Maida – 2 tbsp
  • Rice flour – 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chili powder / Paprika powder– 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – as needed

For manchurian:

  • Oil – 1 tbspn
  • Garlic – 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Spring onions(white part)- 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Spring onions(green part) – 2 tbsp finely chopped
  • Big Onion – 1/4 cup finely chopped
  • Capsicum – 1/4 cup (chopped into squares)
  • Soya sauce – 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato sauce / Ketchup – 2 tsp
  • Red Chilli sauce – 1/2 tsp
  • Cornflour – 1/2 tsp ( diluted with water )
  • Black Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – to taste

mushroom manchurian

Method :

1. Rinse , wipe and slice the mushroom into thin pieces. Take all the ingredients ‘for batter’ in a mixing bowl. Add required water little by little to make the batter. The batter should be slightly thick.

2. Add the sliced mushrooms to the batter and marinate it well. Rest it for 30 mints over the counter top.Heat the oil for deep-frying. Once oil is hot then add the mushrooms.

Mushroom Manchurian
3. Once the mushrooms are golden brown and crispy. Remove and keep them on paper towel.

Mushroom Manchurian
4. Heat a tbsp of oil in another pan on medium high flame. Add the garlic and Spring onions(white part) to it. Stir fry them for a minute. Then add the big onions and saute till its turns transparent. Then add the squared capsicum.

Mushroom Manchurian
5. Saute for 2 – 3 mints. Add the soya sauce and mix well.Then add chilli sauce,tomato sauce and cook in low flame. Also add the cornflour mixture.

Mushroom Manchurian
6. Mix well and bring the sauce to a boil.Add required salt and pepper powder. Mix well then add fried mushrooms.

Mushroom Manchurian

Mushroom Manchurian
7. Toss them to get the sauce to coat well. Then add the spring onions green part, give a quick mix.
Serve hot with any fried rice of your choice…!!

Mushroom Manchurian


mushroom manchurian

My Notes :

1. Make sure not to saute the veggies for a long time. The veggies need to be crisp.
2. Add the cornflour mixture is optional. This helps to make them saucy.
3. Adding both the big onions and spring onions gives nice taste.

Thank you Priya for your awesome recipe and excellent response.

I invite pure vegetarian recipes with mushrooms/soya chunks as guest posts for my blog on account of my 100 th post publishing. I had already extended invite to fellow bloggers,friends and family. Whoever is interested ,please write to me at with ingredients,detailed recipe and step by step images(at-least one final image). I will be happy and honoured to post the same in my blog

Please check below the guest recipes and a detailed write-up on MUSHROOMS FOR BABIES:

It is better to avoid maida.

This can be offered to babies above 1 year.

Always have a word with your doctor before offering any new food to babies.

Please consider all family history of allergies before trying any new food.

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