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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.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese, Indian
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 ¾th 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