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Soya Manchurian served on a white plate.

Soya Manchurian

Soya Manchurian is a delicious Asian recipe where soya chunks are tossed in a sweet and spicy Chinese sauce. Goes best with hakka noodles and fried rice.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, Indian
Keyword: Chinese, manchurian, soya manchurian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 Portions
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Richa


  • 2 cups Soya Chunks
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger minced
  • 3 Green Chillies slit in half
  • 1 Onion cubed (large)
  • 1 Bell Pepper cubed
  • 3 tablespoons Corn Flour divided
  • 3 tablespoons Light Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chilli Sauce / hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup
  • Chopped green onions for topping


  • Soak soya chunks in enough hot water to cover them and set aside for 15 minutes. Once soaked for 15 minutes, drain and squeeze excess water.
  • Toss the soya chunks in a tablespoon of corn flour.
  • Heat a tablespoon oil in a large pan and add the soya chunks. Fry them on all sides for 3-4 minutes and remove from pan. In the same pan, add remaining oil and stir fry garlic, ginger, green chillies and onion on high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the bell peppers and soya chunks in the pan and toss well.
  • In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, chilli sauce, ketchup, remaining cornflour and 3/4th cup water and add this mixture to the pan. Keep stirring till the sauce comes to a boil and thickens. Turn off the flame, top with sliced green onions and serve hot.


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1027mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 970IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 158mg | Iron: 6mg