Potatoes Manchurian – A Valley of Rock and Water


  • 10 boiled Potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon grated Ginger
  • 1 sprig of Spring Onions
  • 1 tablespoon Corn Flour
  • 4 teaspoon Soy Sauce
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon green chilly
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ajinomoto
  • ½ tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 cup Refined oil
  • 2 teaspoons Chilly Garlic Paste


Step 1

Heat oil in a wok or a deep frying pan. Fry boiled potatoes till they turn crispy and golden brown. Remove them from heat on an absorbent paper.

Step 2

Add a teaspoon of oil in the pan again and let it heat. Now add green chilly, ginger,and  garlic and fry all the ingredients for not more than a minute. Add Ajinomoto, spring onions and salt to the pan.

Step 3

Turn the heat to low and move to the next step. Take a teaspoon of corn flour in a bowl and mix it with water to form a nice mixture.

Step 4

Now add Soy Sauce, Chilly Garlic paste, and sugar to the mix and stir the gravy till it thickens. Finally, add the corn flour mix and let it simmer for a few seconds.

Step 5

Add the fried potatoes to the gravy and give  a final stir. Serve hot.


Garnish with chopped spring onions.

Health Benefits of Potatoes

Prevents Cancer

Potatoes are rich in starch content. The increased level of flavonoid and antioxidants found in this vegetable reduces the risk of cancer. The medicinal property like zeaxanthin and quercetin in potatoes act against tumor infection and restricts tumor growth.

Prevents Kidney Stone

The regular inclusion of boiled potato lower the risk of kidney stone formation and heart attack. This vegetable is beneficial to keep the brain healthy.

Prevents Skin Diesease

Place unripe potatoes on cut and burn marks to heel. Also, keep the sliced potatoes on the eyes to get rid of the dark circles under eyes. Not only this, the potatoes also give relief from skin pigmentation and acne spots.

Balance Nutritional Value

The mineral, potassium and vitamins found in the potato balance the nutritional proportion in the body. As, it reacts against high levels of sodium in the body. Also, this vegetable increase the energy levels in the body make the nervous system healthy.

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