The Idli Manchurian is prepared from leftover idlis which are made into dumplings and then simmered in a sweet and sour Chinese gravy.

Time: 20 minutes


  • Idli-8
  • Cabbage-1/2 cup
  • Carrot-1/2 cup
  • Capsicum-1/3 cup
  • Grated ginger-1/2 t.s
  • Green chilli-1
  • Soya sauce-2 t.s
  • Vinegar-2 t.s
  • Tomato ketchup-1 tbls
  • Salt-1/2 t.s
  • Crushed pepper-1/3 t.s
  • Corn flour-1 t.s
  • Water-1/2 cup
  • Oil-1 tbls


  • Slice each idli into 4 long pieces
  • Shred cabbage, grate carrot and slice capsicum.
  • Take half cup water mix corn flour ,tomato ketchup,vinegar,and soya sauce in it and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan add grated ginger and chopped green chilli and saute.
  • Now add cabbage,carrot and capsicum,saute for a while.
  • Add the water mixture and when it start boiling add the idli slices.
  • Mix well and serve hot.


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