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Chicken Manchurian Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 10:14:00 PM

Chicken Manchurian is an another delicious recipe made with boneless chicken pieces coated in a seasoned batter and then deep frying them, the added sauces at the end nicely coats with the fried chicken and gives nice taste and sourness to the recipe .We can make it dry or can also be easily transformed into semi gravy type by adding corn flour mixture to it, Chicken Manchurian dry goes excellent with rice whereas gravy pairs with naan, roti and also with fried rice.
I have finely chopped the onions to coat the pieces well , you can also cut them into cubes if you prefer. 

Serving Size          :  2-3

Preparation Time : 15 minutes

Cooking Time       : 10 min

Difficulty Spice Level

Quantity Ingredients for Chicken Manchurian Recipe
500g boneless Chicken 
1 Egg
3 tbspAll purpose flour / Maida
3 tbsp Corn starch or corn flour
1/2 tsp Chili powder

Salt and Pepper

For Manchurian
3 tbsp Oil
1 tbsp Finely chopped Ginger
1 tbsp Finely chopped Garlic
1 Capsicum / Bell pepper 
2 tbsp Chilli sauce
2 tbsp Tomato sauce / Tomato ketchup
1 tbsp Soy sauce (light soya sauce)
1/2 tsp  Pepper powder
required Salt 

Spring Onions for garnishing

For Semi Gravy

1 tbsp corn flour + 1/4 cup water

Cooking Method

Step 1) In a mixing bowl add the chicken pieces, egg, maida ,corn flour, chili powder ,Salt and pepper. Mix well to for a semi thick batter. The batter should be little thick, you can adjust the flour to make the batter thick.

Step 2) Marinate the chicken for 15 minutes if you prefer , then fry it in hot oil. Once they become crispy take it off from the oil and set aside.

Step 3) Now in a pan heat oil and add finely chopped ginger, chopped garlic and saute it for a minute until the raw smell is gone.Then add chopped onions and cook for a minute until it turns translucent. Then add bell peppers / Capsicum and cook for a couple of minutes.

Step 4) Now its time to add the sauces - chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, Soy sauce and mix well. If you want the recipe to be dry then we can add the fried chicken at this stage and mix with the sauces and turn off the heat after a couple of minutes, but if you want little gravy then dissolve corn starch in water and add it to the pan. once it thickens up a bit add the fried chicken and cook for another 2 minutes. Finally add required salt, some pepper and garnish with chopped spring Onions. 

That's it our delicious chicken Manchurian is ready to be served with naan, fried rice and roti. Please do try this recipe at home and share it with your friends and family members -
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About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


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