Chinese Pakoda (चाइनीज पकोड़ा) –Street Food From Mumbai –Cabbage Pakora–Vegetables Pakoda

Ingredients –

  • Sliced Capsicum / bell pepper (you can use any color of capsicum)
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Onions thinly sliced (optional)
  • Chopped Green chilli (optional)
  • Spring onions (Finely chopped)
  • Carrot (Finely chopped)
  • Corn  flour / Corn starch – 1/2 cup.
  • Semolina (Suji) – 1 tbsp.
  • Salt to taste
  • Food color red – (optional)
  • Ginger – garlic paste or crushed –1 tbsp.
  • Red chilli  sauce or green chilli paste (as per your taste)
  • Vegetable Oil for deep frying
  • Soya sauce – 1 tbsp.
  • Vinegar – 1 tbsp.
  • Baking soda – 1/2 tsp

Method –

  1. Add all the ingredients into a bowl and with the help of water prepare the dough.
  2. Dough should be thick enough so that the vegetables are coated evenly.
  3. Adjust salt if needed and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Heat Vegetable oil in a pan /kadhai on medium heat.
  5. Take small portion of the dough and gently drop in hot oil.
  6. Keep stirring and fry on a medium heat until it turns light golden in color.
  7. Once ready, transfer fried Pakoras to a kitchen or absorbent tissue.
  8. Repeat the same for rest of the dough.
  9. Chinese Pakora is ready, serve hot with chutney and tomato sauce.

Baby Corn Manchurian- Indo Chinese Style –How To Make Spicy Chilli Baby Corn Manchurian


  • Baby Corn – 10-12 (cut into two pieces).
  • Salt to taste.
  • Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp.
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp.
  • Red Chilli sauce – 1 tsp (as per your taste).
  • Maida/all purpose flour – 2 tbsp.
  • Onion (chopped)– 1/2 cup
  • Capsicum into cubes or length wise as per your wish.
  • Corn Flour (optional)– 1 tsp (dissolve in 1/2 cup of water)
  • Chilli Sauce as per your taste
  • Tomato sauce – 1 tbsp.
  • Soya sauce –1 tbsp.
  • Vinegar –1 tbsp.
  • Chopped garlic – 1 tsp
  • Vegetable oil as needed
  • Spring Onion (chopped)- 1/2 cup


  1. Take a bowl, add baby corn,  salt, red chilli sauce , Black pepper powder, ginger garlic paste, corn flour, maida and with sufficient water and mix well.
  2. Batter is ready, cover and keep aside for 15- 20 min.
  3. Heat vegetable oil into the pan/ kadhai on medium heat.
  4. Deep fry coat baby corn until golden brown and keep aside.
  5. Fry all baby corn in same way.
  6. Heat vegetable oil (1 tbsp) into the other pan /kadhai on medium heat.
  7. Add chopped garlic, onion and fry till onion turns transparent.
  8. Add capsicum and fry for a minute.
  9. Add tomato sauce, vinegar, Soya sauce and Chilli Sauce (Use more if you need)
  10. Salt to taste, a pinch of Black pepper powder and mix well.
  11. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  12. Add fried baby corns and Stir well, till you get baby corns covered in
    this sauce evenly.
  13. Turn off the heat, add spring onion and mix well.
  14. Crispy Baby Corn Manchurian is ready to serve…

Spicy Schezwan Cauliflower(Gobhi) Recipe- Indo Chinese Cauliflower–Cauliflower in Schezwan Sauce

Ingredients –

  • Dry whole red chilly – 10 – 12
  • Cauliflower florets – 2 cups
  • Whole garlic cloves – 9-10
  • Sugar – 1/2 tsp

For batter –

  • Corn flour / Corn starch – 1/2 cup
  • All purpose flour (maida) – 1/2 cup
  • Black pepper – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as needed
  • Soya sauce – 1 tbsp.
  • Tomato sauce – 2 tbsp.
  • Vinegar –1 tbsp.
  • Chopped onion – 1/2 cup
  • Chopped garlic – 1 tbsp.
  • Chopped spring onions white and greens – 1/2 cup
  • Green capsicum (cut into lengthwise)- 1 cup
  • Vegetable oil  for deep frying

for the garnish –

Chopped spring onion

Method –

  1. Soak the red chilies in hot water for 30 minutes.
  2. After 30 minutes remove the steam from the chilies and put into the mixer jar.
  3. Add whole garlic and sugar into the mixer jar.
  4. Blind them will with 2 tbsp (tablespoon) of water to a smooth paste.
  5. Chilly paste is ready.
  6. Add corn flour, maida, black pepper and salt into a bowl.
  7. Pour water to make a thick batter consistency.
  8. Add the cauliflower florets and coat them in the batter well.
  9. Heat vegetable oil in a kadhai on medium heat.
  10. When the oil turns hot, drop the batter coated cauliflower florets in the hot oil.
  11. Fry them until the cauliflower florets turn crispy and golden in color.
  12. Drain them to a kitchen towel.
  13. Heat a vegetable oil into the other pan on medium heat.
  14. Add chopped onion and chopped garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  15. Add green capsicum and spring onions and sauté for few minutes.
  16. Add tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, and salt to taste.
  17. Mix well and cook for few minutes.
  18. Add chilly paste and little water, mix well.
  19. Add little water to corn flour (1 tsp), make a paste and mix well.
  20. Cook for few minutes.
  21. Add the fried cauliflower florets ,toss gently.
  22. Cook on a high heat for 1 to 2 minutes.
  23. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion.

Steamed Veg Spring Roll

Ingredients –

  1. Carrot (cut into length wise) -1 cup
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Onions sliced –1 cup
  4. Green peas –1/2 cup
  5. Vegetable oil –2 tbsp.
  6. Chopped garlic cloves –3-4
  7. Capsicum (cut into length wise) –1 cup
  8. Red chilli sauce as per your taste
  9. White vinegar -1 tbsp.
  10. Soy sauce – 2 tbsps..
  11. Spring onions (sliced) – 1 cup
  12. Sugar –1/2 tsp. (optional)

Method –

  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan, add garlic and fry for 1 min.
  • Add onions cook for 1 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add carrots and cook for 1 minutes.
  • Now add capsicum cook for few minutes.
  • Add cabbage, spring onions, peas and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • After 1-2 minutes add salt, Sugar (optional)-1 tsp, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add white vinegar, soya sauce, red chilli sauce mix well and cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Vegetable stuffing is ready, turn off the heat. 
  • Add 1/2 cup of water in a plate and soak each roll for 1 minute.
  • Once the roll is soaked, take out the roll from water and place the roll on a flat surface.
  • Add one table spoon  of stuffing on the roll and fold the roll in uniform pattern as
    shown in the video.
  • Heat 2 cup water in idli maker or rice cooker, place the spring rolls in the boiler and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Steamed veg  spring roll is ready to serve.

Vegetable Momo / Dumpling with Garlic chutney


Ingredients –

  1. All-purpose flour/ Maida – 1 cup
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Oil – 1 tsp
  4. Water for kneading or as required

For filling –

  1. Finley chopped vegetables (cabbage, carrot, capsicum and spring onions)
  2. Chopped garlic – 1 tsp
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Soya sauce – 1 tsp
  5. Tomato sauce – 1 tsp
  6. Black pepper – ½ tsp

Method –

  • Take a bowl, add Maida, salt and 1 tsp oil. Knead to a stiff dough with water, cover the dough keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • For filling, heat a pan, add oil, garlic and onion, sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add all vegetables, fry on high heat and cook for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes add salt, black pepper, soya sauce, tomato sauce and mix them together.


  • Turn off the flame let it cool down.
  • Take a small quantity of dough, using a rolling pin make a round shape out of it.


  • Wet the edges with water and place some filling in the center.


  • Bring edges together to cover the filling, twist to seal and repeat the same for rest of the dumplings.




Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian is a famous Indo Chinese cuisine, this is served in most of the Indian restaurants as well as a popular street food. You can prepare this dish with or without gravy, and taste best with either noodles or vegetable fried rice


Ingredients –

  1. Cauliflower florets (wash and dry) – 300 gm
  2. Garlic (finely chopped or paste) – 3 tsp
  3. Soya sauce – 2 tsp
  4. Tomato sauce – 1 tsp
  5. White vinegar – 1 tsp
  6. Chilli sauce/ chopped green chili – as par your taste
  7. Corn flour – 6 tsp
  8. Salt – to taste
  9. Black pepper – ½ tsp
  10. Spring onion – for garnishing
  11. Chopped Onion – 1 Medium sized
  12. Green Capsicum – 1 cup
  13. Vegetable Oil – for frying


Method –

  • Add 1 cup water to the corn flour (4 tsp) and stir it well until all lumps get dissolved.
  • Keep the flour thick enough so that the cauliflower florets get coated nicely with the mixture.
  • Add salt, black pepper, garlic (1 tsp), green chilli, and mix well.


  • Heat the oil in a pan, dip the cauliflower florets in the mixture of corn flour and place them in the pan gently.
  • Deep fry on medium heat till the florets turns golden brown and crispy.


  • Take out fried florets in the plate, fry rest of the florets in the same way.
  • Your cauliflower florets is ready.
  • To make the sauce of Gobi Manchurian, heat a pan and add 1 tsp of oil.
  • Add rest of the garlic, onion, capsicum, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add green chilli, soya sauce, tomato sauce, white vinegar, and salt and cook for another few second.
  • Add water to rest of the corn flour in a separate bowl and stir well. Once all the lumps get dissolved, add the mixture into the pan.
  • Keep stirring for 2-3 minutes.


  • Once the sauce is ready, add the fried florets in the sauce, mix well until all the florets gets coated up the sauce. Sprinkle some spring onion for garnishing.


  • Gobi Manchurian is ready, serve with noodles/fried rice.

Note: Don’t add corn flour mix, if you want to prepare dry Gobi Manchurian.

Chinese vegetable fried rice

This is a very famous Chinese cuisine, which is very simple and easy to prepare. This is perfect for tiffin recipe for children’s or even for grownups. You can prepare this dish at special occasions  or even if you don’t have enough time to prepare lots of dishes.


Ingredients –

  1. Boiled rice – 2 cup
  2. Oil – 2 tsp
  3. Salt – to taste
  4. Green capsicum sliced – 1 cup
  5. Cabbage (finely shredded) -1 cup
  6. Carrot sliced -1 cup
  7. Onion – ½ cup
  8. Spring onion – 1
  9. Chopped Garlic – 2-3
  10. Chilliy sauce – 1 tsp Or whole green chilli
  11. Soya sauce – 2 tsp
  12. Tomato sauce – 1 tsp
  13. White vinegar – 1 tsp
  14. Black pepper – 2 pinch


Method –

  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic, onion, spring onion and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Now add all vegetable (carrot, cabbage, capsicum) and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add salt to taste, black pepper, soya sauce, tomato sauce, white vinegar, green chilly and toss well.


  • Add boiled rice, mix all these ingredients thoroughly and cook for couple of minutes.


  • Chines vegetable rice is ready, garnish with spring onion and serve hot.