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Baby Corn Manchurian Dry

Baby corn manchurian recipe, quick and easy to make restaurant style baby corn manchurian recipe with easy steps.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: starter
Cuisine: Indo chinese
Servings: 3
Calories: 357kcal
Author: Harini


  • 10 fresh tender baby corns
  • 1/2 green bell pepper cubed
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper cubed
  • 3 tablespoons corn flour
  • 4 tablespoons maida/all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper powder
  • Salt
  • Oil for shallow frying

For Manchurian Sauce

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes pureed OR 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 small onions sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup spring onion whites chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup spring onion greens for garnish
  • 1/4 cup thick cilantro stem chopped fine/celery
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoons corn flour mixed with 1/4 cup water
  • Sesame oil
  • Salt


  • Peel and chop the baby corn into 1 inch pieces.
  • Bring plenty of water in a vessel and par boil the cut baby corns for 3-4 minutes. Drain and wipe gently with a kitchen towel.
  • Take maida,corn flour,pepper powder and salt in a mixing bowl. Add baby corn pieces and mi well. Add just 1-2 tablespoons water for binding.
  • Heat oil in a shallow frying pan and shallow fry the batter coated baby corns till golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same kadai remove excess oil retaining about 2 tablespoons of oil. Add chopped ginger garlic, spring onion whites. Fry for 2-3 minutes. Add chopped onions and saute for few minutes.
  • Add chopped baby corns (if using), chopped bell peppers and saute in high flame for 3-4 minutes. Let the veggie be crunchy.
  • Add soy sauce, ketchup,pepper powder, salt, sugar and mix well. Let the consistency thicken a bit.
  • Add the fried baby corns, toss quickly and remove from flame. Add spring onion greens and serve baby corn manchurian hot.


1.If you prefer you can add 1 teaspoon soy sauce,along with tomato puree.
2.You can deep fry the baby corns if needed,but the dish will be as light as this.


Calories: 357kcal