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Egg Manchurian Recipe

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Egg Manchurian Recipe |with step by step photos and video. Another delicious recipe made by steaming the eggs and then deep-frying them. The added sauces at the end nicely coat with the fried eggs and give nice taste and sourness to the recipe.

Marinated meat or veggies deep-fried, then sauteed with onions, bell peppers along with a mixture of sauces makes this wonderful appetizer or side dish. Manchurians go awesome with fried rice or with rotis. Moreover, the egg is an incredible source of protein and is counted as one of the most nutritious foods in the world. It’s such a versatile ingredient that you can make anything with it, be it a dessert or breakfast. Here’s a recipe that will be loved by all the eggetarians – Egg Manchurian. 

How to make an Egg Manchurian recipe?

Egg Manchurian Recipe |with step by step photos and video. We can make it as a dry version or as a semi gravy type. Making this dish in a dry version can be served as an appetizer, that will be loved by kids and adults alike. You could serve it along fried rice or noodles to get a perfect taste.

Prepared using exotic spices and sauces, the taste of Egg Manchurian is just awesome. All you need to prepare this scrumptious egg recipe is soy sauce, spring onions, garlic, and ginger. These make the base of this Manchurian recipe. In addition, Soy sauce adds a tangy flavor to the dish. Ginger and garlic have subtle and mild flavors. 

Furthermore, do check out our other egg recipes too. Hope you would like them.

Egg Manchurian Recipe

Course: Appetizers, SidesCuisine: Indo-ChineseDifficulty: Easy
Servings

3

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Total time

40

minutes

Egg Manchurian Recipe |with step by step photos and video. Another delicious recipe made by steaming the eggs and then deep-frying them.

Recipe Video

Ingredients

  • For Preparing Egg Balls
  • 4 eggs

  • salt as required

  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp pepper powder

  • Batter For Frying Egg Balls
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp water

  • 1/4 cup maida

  • 1/4 cup cornflour

  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder

  • Preparing Egg Manchurian
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped ginger

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 tbsp spring onion

  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped bell peppers(any color)

  • cornflour slurry (2 tsp cornflour + 1/4 cup water)

  • 1 tbsp red chili sauce

  • 2 tbsp ketchup/tomato sauce

  • 1/2 tbsp soya sauce

  • salt as required

  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder

  • 1 cup of water for adjusting gravy consistency

  • some spring onions for garnishing

Directions

  • Steaming Eggs
  • Break 4 eggs into a bowl and add required salt, 1/4 to 1/2 tsp pepper powder and mix well using a fork or spoon.egg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Grease a pan or any container with oil and transfer the egg mixture into that bowl.egg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Place it inside an Idli cooker and steam it for 15-20 minutes.egg manchurian
  • After 15 minutes, run a knife through the edges and cut the steamed eggs into the desired shape and keep it aside.
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  • Batter for frying eggs
  • In a mixing bowl add 1/4 cup of maida, 1/4 cup of cornflour, 1/2 tbsp chili powder.egg manchurian
  • Now add water little by little and mix well to form a semi-thick batter. ( I used 1/4 cup water + 2 tbsp of water )egg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Coat the cooked eggs and fry it in hot oil. Once they become crispy take it off from the oil and set aside.egg manchurianegg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Preparing Egg Manchurian
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai or pan.
  • Add 1 tbsp finely chopped ginger, 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic and saute it for a minute until the raw smell disappears.egg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Then add 1 cup of finely chopped onions and cook until it turns translucent.egg manchurian
  • Now add 1/2 cup of bell peppers/capsicum of any color and cook for a couple of minutes.egg manchurian
  • Meanwhile, prepare a cornflour paste. Mix 2 tsp cornflour & 1/4 cup of water well without forming any lumps & keep it aside.egg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Now its time to add the sauces – 1 tbsp chili sauce, 2 tbsp tomato ketchup, & 1/2 tbsp soya sauce and mix well.egg manchurian
  • Add the salt required for the gravy & 1/2 tsp of pepper powder. Mix well.egg manchurian
  • If you want the recipe to be dry then we can add the fried eggs, mix with the sauces, and turn off the heat after a couple of minutes.
  • But if you want little gravy then add the prepared cornflour paste along with 1 cup of water.egg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Once the gravy thickens up a bit add the fried eggs and cook for another 2 minutes.egg manchurianegg manchurianegg manchurian
  • Finally, garnish with chopped spring Onions.egg manchurian

Notes

  • I have finely chopped the onions and capsicum to get a nice texture, you can cut them into cubes if you prefer.
  • If you want the recipe to be dry then we can add the fried eggs, mix with the sauces, and turn off the heat after a couple of minutes.

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