Mushroom Manchurian / Dry Mushroom Manchurian Recipe


Mushroom manchurian / mushroom manchurian dry recipe is a popular dish of Indo chinese cuisine. Me and my husband are great mushroom lovers. So I used to make lot of recipes with mushroom, few I have already posted in my blog. They are mushroom 65, mushroom rice,  Mushroom soup, soya chunks mushroom curry, black eyed peas with mushroom, mushroom sandwich, stir fry with asparagus and mushroom . Coming to the recipe, it is a dry version of mushroom manchurian. Making mushroom manchurian recipe involves simple procedure, first you have to take coat the mushroom in a spicy batter and deep fry it, toss well in soya sauce and tomato ketchup. Finally garnish it with spring onion. Serve this manchurian recipe  as a starter or can be served as a side dish for chinese vegetable fried rice or egg fried rice or Indo Chinese Fried Rice. You can also serve mushroom manchurian for chapathi or bread.

Mushroom Manchurian / How to make dry mushroom Manchurian

mushroom manchurian recipe

Health Benefits of Mushroom

  • Low in calories
  • High in protein and fiber.
  • Good source of iron, niacin, vitamin B, C and D and anti-oxidants.
  • Significant anti-bacterial activity.
  • Good for immune function and cardiovascular benefits.

Ingredients For Mushroom Manchurian

To The Batter

  • 1 Packet of Mushroom
  • 1/4 Cup of Maida
  • 1/4 Cup of Corn Flour
  • 1 Tbsp of Rice Flour
  • 2 Tsp of Curd
  • 1 Tsp of Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tsp of Red Chily Powder
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil to Fry

For the Manchurian

  • 1 Tbsp of Oil
  • 1 Big Red Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1 Tsp of Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Green Chilies, make into paste
  • 1 Green Capsicum, Finely Chopped
  • 2 Tsp of Soya Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp of Tomato Ketchup
  • 1/2 Tsp of Pepper Powder
  • 1 Tsp of Corn Flour Mixed with 2 Tbsp of Water
  • Salt To Taste
  • Spring Onion (White Part and Green Part), Finely Chopped

Method For Mushroom Manchurian

  • Wash the mushroom and slice them.
  • In a Mixing bowl, add all the ingredients listed under ” To Batter”, mushroom and water. Marinate it for 15 mins.
  • Deep fry them in a hot oil and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add red onion, white part of spring onion, ginger garlic paste, green chilies fry them for a min until raw smell vanishes. Add capsicum, fry for a min, add soya sauce, tomato ketchup, pepper powder and required salt.
  • Add cornflour mixture allow it to boil, transfer fried mushroom and toss well. Finally add green part of spring onion and give a quick stir.
  • Serve hot immediately with fried rice.


  • Adjust tomato ketchup, pepper, salt and soya sauce according to your taste.
  • Spring onion gives a nice taste and flavor.
  • You can add green chili sauce instead of adding green chillies, like I did.
  • You can use any kind of mushroom to make this manchurian.
  • Add salt accordingly as sauce has salt in it.
  • Use vegetarian oyster sauce and ajinamoto for nice taste.
  • You can also use red and yellow bell pepper in place of green capsicum.

Dry mushroom Manchurian

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