Shrimp Manchurian

Preparation time: 5 minutes  Cooking time: under 10 minutes

Spicy – low

Ingredients Required

  • Shrimp – 10, boil them with turmeric for 2 minutes and then drain the water or deep fry. Keep aside.
  • Oil – 1 tablespoon.
  • Onion  – 1 small, finely chopped
  • Green chili – 2, slit
  • Ginger and garlic paste – ½ tsp. if you not have, use minced garlic and ginger.
  • Soy sauce – 2 tsp.
  • Ground (coarse) black pepper – ½ tsp.
  • Salt – ½ tsp.
  • Ajinomoto – ¼ tsp.
  • Corn flour – ¼ tsp, mix with 2 tablespoons of water.
  • Vinegar – 1/2 tsp. if you have in your pantry.
  • Spring onions – 1 tablespoon chopped, garnish.

Preparation Method

  1. Heat oil in the kadai, fry the onions, green chilies, ginger and garlic paste for 2 minutes and the rest of the ingredients shrimp and other except corn starch.
  2. Stir for 2 minutes and then pour the corn starch, mix well continuously in a low heat for 2 minutes, add little water. Don’t allow to thick and make sure the amount of corn starch, if you add more starch, the Manchurian will be ruined. Better add little by little.
  3. Once get a semi solid consistence, add vinegar and garnish with chopped spring onions and turn off the heat.
  4. Serve this shrimp Manchurian with chapati to your kids.
Tip - if you like to have spicy add chili sauce instead of pepper. Also fry the shrimps instead of boiling.
Note - Don’t cook the shrimps/prawns more than 7 minutes.