December 29, 2012

Indian style chicken manchurian


For chicken fry:

Boneless chicken breasts or thigh 1/2 lb cut into bite size pieces.
1 egg
Ginger & garlic paste 1tbsp
Salt & pepper as per taste
Cornflour 1/2 cup
Pinch of baking powder
1 tbsp soya sauce
Vegetable oil for deep frying

For manchurian sauce:

Chicken stock 2 cups
Coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup
Soya sauce 2 tablespoons
Chili garlic sauce 2 tablespoons
4-5 green chilis chopped
Crushed black pepper
Chopped spring onion 1/2 cup
Ajinomoto 1 teaspoon
2 tbsp of cornflour dissolved in 1/4 th cup of water.
1/2 tsp of sugar
Chopped ginger & garlic 2 tablespoons
Salt as per taste
Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons


Make a batter of egg,cornflour,baking pwd,salt,pepper,soya sauce & ginger garlic paste and add the chicken pieces to it and keep the mixture for 1hr.After 1hr heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the marinated chicken pieces till golden brown and keep aside.
Now heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and add the chopped ginger ,garlic,chili and fry till they lightly change color.Now add the chopped spring onion and saute and add chopped coriander and fry for a min.
Reduce heat and add soya sauce,chicken stock,sugar,salt,pepper,ajinomoto and bring it to boil.Now add the cornflour mixed water and cook for 2-3 mins.Add the fried chicken and chopped spring onion & cook for 1-2 mins and serve hot.

Tip:If you want manchurian as appetizer reduce the quantity of chicken stock and cornflour used in the sauce.


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