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Baby Corn Manchurian

 Published 2023-Sep-25   Updated 2023-Sep-25

- Submitted by Dahlia

(Baby Sweetcorn Manchurian, Young Corn Manchurian)

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Baby corn Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese dish that combines the crispiness of fried baby corn with a tangy and spicy Manchurian sauce.  Who doesn’t like Indo-Chinese recipes? Starting from fried rice to various sides, these dishes are found in all college canteen and street side shops. 

I personally like to make Indo-Chinese recipes like Manchurian with fried rice often at home. I’ve already shared a varieties of Manchurian made with so many different ingredients. Today on the list is Babycorn Manchurian. It is yet another family favourite. Try it out.

Recipe For Baby Corn Manchurian


  • For Fried Baby Corn
  • Baby corn (sliced lengthwise) – 250 gms
  • Corn Flour – 1 cup
  • All purpose flour (Maida) – ¼  cup
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water – to make batter
  • Oil - for deep frying
  • Spring Onions – for garnish (Chopped)

For Manchurian Sauce

  • Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Garlic - 3-4 cloves (finely chopped)
  • Ginger - 1"(finely chopped)
  • Colored peppers - (as needed)
  • Green chilies - 1 or 2 (finely chopped)
  • Tomato sauce – 2-3 tbsp
  • Red Chili sauce - 1 tbsp (or as per your spice level)
  • Soy sauce - 3 tsp
  • Vinegar – ¼ tsp
  • Ajinomoto – a pinch
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Corn Flour – 1 tbsp
  • Oil -2 tbsp


For Frying Baby Corn

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine corn flour, maida, red chili powder, black pepper powder, and salt.

    Baby Corn Manchurian Baby Corn Manchurian

  2. Gradually add water while continuously whisking to make a smooth thick batter. The batter should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  3. Heat oil in a deep pan for frying.
  4. Dip each baby corn piece in the batter and carefully drop the pieces into the hot oil.
  5. Fry until they turn golden brown and crispy. Remove using a slotted spoon and place them on a paper towel to drain excess oil.

For Manchurian Sauce

  1. In a wok or kadai, heat 1 tbsp of oil over medium heat. Add finely chopped garlic, ginger, and chopped green chilies. Sauté for a minute.
  2. Add the finely chopped onions and bell peppers. Sauté until they become slightly soft and translucent.
  3. Stir in soy sauce, tomato ketchup, red chili powder, vinegar, ajinomoto and salt. Cook for a couple of minutes.
  4. Mix 1 cup of water with corn flour to make a slurry. Add this to the sauce and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. The sauce will start to thicken. Once the sauce comes to the desired consistency, add the fried baby corn and toss them in the sauce until well coated.

    Baby Corn Manchurian

  6. Cook for couple of minutes and switch off. Garnish with chopped spring onions.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve hot as an appetizer or with white rice or noodles.

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