Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe : Indo-Chinese MunchCorns!

For all those looking to include corn in their meal, there is great relief! The Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe uses baby corn to make the restaurant style Chinese Manchurians. Kids love Manchurian but do they love corn? Attract them with the name of yummy Manchurians in the colorful decorative plate and lure them to fill their tummy with healthy corn dish. The thought of Manchurian always pops-up in mind when discussing about starters. It is nothing but the spicy mixture of baby corn coated with flour batter and deep fried in hot oil. It has the seasoning of the various Chinese sauces and condiments to retain its original zest.

Baby Corn Manchurian

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  • Recipe Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Indo-Chinese

Description: The Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe can be enjoyed as a starter or as solo snack. It is simple, quick and easy to prepare at home. So Don’t Wait, Try it Now!

Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe

Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe Ingredients:

  • Baby Corn – 12 pieces
  • Corn Flour – ½ cup
  • Onion – 1 cup
  • Capsicum – 1 cup
  • Green Chilies – ½ tsp.
  • Cilantro Leaves – ½ tbsp.
  • Spring Onion – 1 cup
  • Red Chili Powder – ½ tsp
  • Red Chili Sauce – 1 ½ tsp
  • Soya Sauce – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger – 1 tsp.
  • Garlic – 1 tsp.
  • Flour – 4 tbsp.
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Salt – as per taste

Note: It is recommended to use all-purpose flour and Saffola Oil.

Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe Steps:


  1. Make the ginger-garlic paste.
  2. Finely Chop Onions, Spring Onions, Capsicums and Coriander Leaves.
  3. Make the batter: In a large mixing bowl, mix the flours along with spices and paste.
  4. Dissolve Flour: Take a bowl of water and dissolve the corn flour it. Let it rest for some time.

Take the bowl, add corn flour and the all-purpose flour. With the sufficient amount of water, add corns and sprinkle red chili powder, mixing with ginger-garlic paste. Knead the dough well, make cylindrical balls and keep it aside.

Note: You may also buy ginger-garlic paste instead of making it. The corns should be evenly coated with the flour batter.


  1. Take the frying pan, and heat oil over the medium flame till the bubbles form. Then deep fry the cylindrical dumplings. Flip and fry from both the sides till they form golden crispy and crunchy outer layer.
  2. Take a non-stick pan and heat the ginger-garlic paste. When the paste melts and spreads broadly over the pan, add onions. Sauté the pan till the onions become brown in color and fry some chilies in along with the capsicum.
  3. Now it’s the time to drizzle the sauces in the pan with some red chili powder to add on the flavor of spice. Let the mixture fry in the pan over high flame for couple of minutes. Then mix the fried corn dumplings. Sprinkle the chopped coriander and the spring onion. Mix the ingredients well.
  4. To the make the mixture juicy, we will use the dissolved corn flour water. Sprinkle the water from the bowl to the pan.
  5. Squeeze ½ tbsp of lime juice for the tangy taste.

And the Baby Corn Manchurian are ready to Chow. Serve Hot.

Note: Keep the measure for water and corn flour properly to avoid sogginess. Always serve the Manchurian hot and warm otherwise they will lose their charm.

Additional Information:

  • Calories: 178 calories
  • Total Time: PT30M
  • Serves: 4
  • Date Published:

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The instant thought that makes us worry off is related to health. But, this recipe uses baby corn in the making of Manchurian which makes it hearty. The baby corns are extremely good for health and their intake have many benefits. So give up the anxiety before eating Manchurians and get assured. Adapt the new style of making Manchurians and see your children jumping with the joy!

The crispy fried Manchurian with the baby corns gives the whole dish a crunchy texture. The strong aroma of various sauces is alluring and the color plate of Manchurian looks highly tempting. Its preparation is simple few with handful of ingredients and the necessary spices. Even the making of the batter is also not consuming and you can make it at your convenience. Even you can make it mild by reducing the gauges of spices and sauces. If you like, then you may also try the Manchurian with gravy or noodles.

The Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe can be enjoyed as a starter or as solo snack. It is the best appetizer with a combination of corns in the form of Manchurian. The making of dry baby-corn Manchurians is not at all time-consuming. It is simple, quick and easy to prepare at home. The use of corns increases health quotient maintaining the taste value.

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  1. The Baby Corn Manchurian Recipe requires total 30 minutes to prepare and cook the dish.
  2. The look and taste of the dish enhances with the use of coriander leaves in abundance. It favors the dish with some great flavors.
  3. If you want to make less spicy, then reduce the amount of spice powders, green chilies, red chilies and capsicum. You may as well skip adding capsicum.
  4. You may choose to customize the corn Manchurians with filling of your choice.
  5. You can also use pressure cooker.
  6. For the baby Manchurian with noodles, you can fry the noodles and mix with the Manchurian.


You may serve the mouth-watering baby corn Manchurian with homemade tomato ketchup, Schezwan sauce, Mexican sauce and dips, and other seasoning of your choice and some refresher like Lemon Squash.

Sprinkle coriander leaves and spring onion to garnish the Manchurian plate. You may garnish the corn Manchurian with:

  1. Spring Onions
  2. Fresh Herbs
  3. Spices and Chili Flakes
Time Serving Calories
30 minutes 3 to 4 people  91 calories

If you want to try more variety of Manchurian from different ingredients then you should make Veg Manchurian, Gobi Manchurian, Paneer Manchurian or Chili Dry Paneer, and Aloo Manchurian.

The other popular food items from the Chinese Cuisine are Spring Rolls, Veg Hakka Noodles, Garlic Noodles, Fried Rice, Hot and Sour Soup, Veg Momos, Mushroom Manchurian, Fried Idli or Idli Manchurian, and many more. All these can be easily prepared at home within minutes if you have the necessary Chinese sauces and spices available at home.

If you like eating Corns, then other corn recipes which you might like to check are Sweet Corn Soup, Corn Chutney, Corn Paratha, Baby Corn Masala Curry, Corn Chaat, Corn Salad, Corn Subzi, Corn Fritters, etc. which can be tried at home when baby corns are in the market.

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