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Chicken Manchurian Recipe

Chicken Manchurian
How to make Chicken Manchurian

About Chicken Manchurian Recipe: Made from authentic Chinese flavors, this dish is a must-try! Chicken manchurian is a dish relished by all age groups as a starter dish at parties. Fried chicken balls cooked in a spicy sauce batter, onions and served with steamed rice or hakka noodles. A traditional Chinese dish that can easily be made at home with simple ingredients.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Chicken Manchurian

  • 250 gms Chicken mince
  • 2 Eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 3/4 cup Refined flour
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • Oil (for deep frying)
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Onions, finely chopped
  • 1 large Capsicum, finely chopped
  • For sauce, mix together:
  • 3 tbsp Corn flour (blended)
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Soya sauce
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp Celery, chopped
  • 2 cups Water

How to Make Chicken Manchurian

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Mix together the chicken, egg, flour, garlic and ginger paste, enough water so as to have a thick batter. Leave this for 5-10 minutes.
Heat the oil, keeping the heat high drop heaped teaspoonfuls of batter and fry to a golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper till required.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil, and stir-fry the garlic and onion in it over high heat, till the onions look glossy. Add the capsicum and turn around a few times.
Add the sauce mixture, and simmer till the sauce thickens and becomes translucent.
Add the fried balls, turn around a few times and serve.

Recipe Notes

To make the Manchurian balls juicy and tender you can first soak the chicken pieces in lukewarm water for a while.

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