Veggie in Honey Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 carrot sliced
  • 7-8 Mushrooms cut into half
  • ½ cup sweet corn (or baby corn)
  • 1½ cup Broccoli & cauliflower cut into small florets
  • 1 Onion cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 capsicum cut into 1/2″ cubes
  • 2-3 dry red chillies (Broken into bits & deseeded)
  • 15 cloves of garlic (paste)
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • A pinch of Ajinomoto
  • 1½ tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp soya sauce
  • 2½ tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2-3 tsp red chilli sauce
  • 3-4 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp Oregano
  • 3 tbsp corn-flour dissolved in ½ cup water.
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  • Put oil, broken red chillies, garlic, corn, mushrooms, carrot, broccoli, cauliflower and onion in a microwave proof bowl. Mix well and microwave it for 5 mins.

  • Add pepper, salt, ajinomoto, chilli sauce, soya sauce, honey and vinegar. Mix and microwave for 1 min.
  • Add capsicum, mixed herbs, oregano, water and dissolved corn-flour and mix well. Again microwave it for 3 min.

  • Mix well and add more water if needed.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or noodles.
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Veg. Manchurian with Gravy

Ingredients:

For manchurian:

  • 2 carrots (grated)
  • 1 bowl grated cabbage
  • 1 small capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 1 green chili (finely chopped)
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 3 tbsp plain flour (maida)
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2-3 pinches of ajinomoto
  • Salt to taste

For gravy:

  • 1 onion – cut in separated layers (Spring onions can also be used)
  • 1 capsicum – chopped
  • 4-5 french beans – chopped
  • 1½ tbsp ginger-garlic-chili paste
  • 2 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 2-3 pinches of ajinomoto
  • 1 tsp tomato ketchup
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp corn flour (dissolved in ¼ cup water)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Method:

Mix well all the ingredients for manchurian in a bowl. Add slight water if required to make the batter thick.

Make small balls from this batter and deep fry.


For gravy, heat the oil in a pan and add onion, capsicum and beans. Sauté for sometime. Add all the remaining ingredients and cook for some time.Put dry manchurian balls in the gravy before serving.

Serve with steamed or Veg fried rice.