Sunday, September 25, 2011

Chinese Chicken Manchurian چائنیز چکن منچورین

Chinese Chicken Manchurian

 Chicken Manchurian is a popular dish of  China.  Its preparation takes some time but it is a tasty dish. It is prepared in two parts then combined. In first part Manchurian Balls are prepared then Manchurian Sauce.


Ingredients for Manchurian Balls:

  • Minced Chicken  250 g
  • Onion, finely chopped 1
  • Maida (patient wheat flour/starch)  5 tablespoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Oregano powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Black pepper 1/4 teaspoon
  • White pepper 1/4 teaspoon
  • Ajinomoto 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ginger crushed 1/4 teaspoon
  • Eggs beaten (optional) 1
  • Bread slices (optional) 2
  • Oil for frying

Procedure for Manchurian Balls:

  • Mix together all ingredients except oil (minced chicken can be crushed in an electric crusher before using)
  • Make small balls from this mixture with wet hands.
  • Deep fry these ball on low heat to a golden colour or till tender. Keep aside.

  • You Can use Chicken cubes or chicken strips instead of minced chicken. When using strips or cubes use of eggs becomes must. Mix all ingredients with egg to make a batter then dip cubes/strips in it and fry to a golden colour or till tender on low heat.

Ingredients for Manchurian Sauce:

  • Oil 3 tablespoon
  • Capsicum (Shimal Mirch) chopped 1 inch x 1 inch pieces 250g
  • Green Chilli chopped 1
  • Tomato chopped 1
  • Spring onion chopped 1
  • Ginger crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Corn flour 4 tablespoon
  • Sugar 1 teaspoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Soy Sauce 2 tablespoon
  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon
  • Chilli sauce 2 tablespoon
  • Chilli cutter 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black pepper cutter 1/2 teaspoon
  • White pepper cutter 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chicken Stock 2 cup

Procedure For Manchurian Sauce:

  • Heat oil in a pan add tomatoes, onion , ginger , garlic and fry for 1-2 minutes then add Capsicum and for for another 1-2 minutes. Then add Soy sauce, chilli sauce and vinegar, then add all spices.
  • Dissolve corn flour in cold chicken stock and pour on cooking sauce and cook till 2-3 boils.
  • Now add Golden fried ball and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes or till gravy is thicken.
  • Sprinkle green chillies and simmer.
  • Delicious Chinese Chicken Manchurian is Ready. Serve hot with Boiled/Chinese Rice.