Chicken Manchurian is most popular dish among Chinese cuisine,this recipe has a fabulous taste in which i have used red chilly paste instead of artificial food colour which gives a fabulous colour and taste to the dish.cook, give a try and enjoy with egg fried rice.
Preparation time – 15 min
Cooking time – 20 min
Serves – 4+
Ingredients – for deep frying
Chicken (with bone/boneless) – 1 kg
Cornflour – 4 tbs
Egg – 1 no
Chilly powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
How to prepare chicken Manchurian
Wash and drain the water in chicken,take chicken pieces in a bowl,add egg,chilly powder and salt to taste, mix all together add corn flour mix once again.
Heat oil in a kadai,when it is hot deep fry the chicken till it is done,remove and set aside.
Ingredients – to prepare manchurian
Onion – 2 medium chopped
Ginger ,garlic paste – 1 tbs
Capsicum – 1 medium chopped
Spring onion – 1 cup chopped
Cabbage – for garnishing
Soy sauce – 3 tsp
Tomato sauce – 2 tbs
Vinegar – 1 tsp
Red chilly paste – 2 tbs
Corn flour – 1 tbs
Coriander leaves – 1 cup chopped
Oil – 3 tbs
Heat oil in a kadai when it is hot add ginger,garlic paste,fry for a while add chopped onion fry till it turns to transclucent
Add chopped spring onion and chopped capsicum and fry
Add 2 tbs of red chilly paste ( prepared by grinding red Byadgi chilies by adding water into a fine paste.) Fry for a while,add soy sauce ,vinegar and tomato sauce keep stirring.Add little salt.
Add deep fried chicken pieces ,mix all together .
Add 1/2 cup of water and close the lid of the kadai and cook for 5 min in a low flame.
Take 1 tbs of cornflour in a cup add 2 to 3 tbs of water and mix without lumps,add it to the curry and mix altogether.
Cook for a minute and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Delicious Chicken Manchurian is ready to be served .Enjoy the dish with egg fried rice.
Note – I have used red chilly paste instead of chilly sauce, which gives a natural colour to this dish instead of using artificial food colour.