Chicken Manchurian | How to make Chicken Manchurian

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Created on 12th Aug 2015
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  • By Sujata Limbu
    Created on 12th Aug 2015

About Chicken Manchurian

This delicious dish is the perfect accomplice for your favourite fried rice or noodles. Chicken Manchurian recipe belongs to the Indian Chinese cuisine, which is an adaptation of Chinese seasonings and cooking techniques to Indian tastes. It basically consists of a variety of meats with vegetables in a spicy brown sauce, mostly severed with noodles or fried rice. It is a gravy styled Manchurian and tastes best when chicken stock is added to the gravy. Chicken Manchurian is a popular chicken dish found in most parts of India. It was invented using the basic ingredients of Indian dishes like, garlic, ginger, green chilies, garam masala, soy sauce and cornstarch. Vegetarian replacements for chicken could also be used such as cauliflower, baby corn, mushroom etc. It is one of the best tiffin recipes for your kiddo’s school. This recipe tells you all about how to make Manchurian from scratch.

Chicken Manchurian is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of Chinese. Chicken Manchurian is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Chicken Manchurian is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 0.0 and it takes 30.0 to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Chicken Manchurian. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Chicken Manchurian is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Chicken Manchurian is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Chicken Manchurian. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Chicken Manchurian at your home.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People

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  • Homemade Chicken Stock

Chicken Manchurian

Ingredients to make Chicken Manchurian

  • 500 grams boneless chicken (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • Oil as required to deep fry
  • 1/2 tsp crushed ginger
  • 1/2 tsp crushed chilli peppers
  • 1/2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp crushed green chillies
  • Handful of chopped cilantro/coriander
  • 250 ml chicken stock
  • 15 ml soya sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ajinomoto
  • 2 tbsp of cornflour mixed with water (extra cornflour is required to thicken the gravy)
  • 60 ml water
  • Spring onions to garnish (finely chopped)

How to make Chicken Manchurian

  1. Take a bowl and mix in the following ingredients- corn flour, flour, salt, pepper along with the beaten egg. Mix this batter properly.
  2. Soak the chicken pieces in the batter one by one. Deep fry the chicken in a kadai with heated oil, till they turn golden brown in colour. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, fry the garlic and ginger till they become slightly brown in colour. This is the first step to make the manchurian sauce.
  4. Next add in the green chilies and cilantro leaves. Let this fry for a minute or so.
  5. Lower the heat and add in the chicken stock, soya sauce, salt, sugar, pepper and ajinomoto. Let this simmer and cook for 5-7 minutes.
  6. Finally add in corn flour mixed with water and bring to a boil. Put the fried chicken into the manchurian sauce and let it cook for 4-5 minutes.
  7. Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with chopped spring onions.
  8. Serve hot with fried rice or noodles.

Reviews for Chicken Manchurian (12)

Pearl Liion17 days ago
Can we substitute chicken stock with water
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Rekha Unnia month ago
Will it still taste good if we omit chicken stock?
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Raghav Tikoo5 months ago
Tasty to the core!
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Mary Lawrence9 months ago
highly palatable
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Mitali Das.a year ago
very tasty
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Dopati Paula year ago
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Felcy Rodriguesa year ago
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Nour Saifa year ago
so yammmy
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Subhashree Deya year ago
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