Chicken Manchurian is a popular starter recipe which is relished by people of all age groups.

Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 250 gm chicken
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup refined oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed green peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped green chilli
  • 120 ml chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 30 ml water
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 handful chopped into cubes cilantro
  • 10 ml light soya sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 finely chopped spring onions

Method:

  • To prepare this delicious Chicken Manchurian recipe, take a bowl and add corn flour, flour, salt and pepper
  • along with the beaten egg in it. Mix all these ingredients properly and prepare a batter. Next, dip the chicken
  • pieces in the batter one by one. Make sure it is properly coated.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan over medium flame. Once the oil is sufficiently hot, place the coated chicken
  • pieces in the oil and deep fry till they turns golden brown in colour. Once done, drain the excess oil and keep
  • aside till further use.
  • Now, to prepare the manchurian sauce, heat oil in another pan over medium flame. Once the oil is hot enough,
  • add the garlic and ginger in it. Fry till it becomes slightly brown in colour. Now add in green chilies and cilantro
  • leaves. Saute these for about a minute or so.
  • Then, bring the flame to low and add in the chicken stock, soya sauce, salt, sugar and pepper. Allow this
  • mixture to simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Once done, add in corn flour along with water in it and bring the
  • mixture to a boil.
  • The last step is to place the fried chicken pieces into the manchurian sauce. Bring the flame to medium low and
  • allow the dish to cook for close to 5 minutes. Once done, turn off the flame and transfer the Chicken
  • Manchurian into a serving bowl. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve hot with fried rice or noodles.