How to make Chicken Manchurian -

Say Chinese and what to mind is Manchurian be it chicken or vegetable.Learn how to make Chicken Manchurian as its is one of the popular Indo chinese recipes made with Chicken and yummy sauces. Try this heavenly delight.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken Manchurian

Chicken Manchurian Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Manchurian Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 400 grams

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 4 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + for deep-frying

  • Green chillies 2

  • Spring onions with greens 2

  • Ginger chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Chicken stock 2 cups

  • Soy sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Green chilli sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Green capsicum cut into thick strips 1 medium

  • Vinegar 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Put chicken cubes, egg, salt, one teaspoon garlic, half teaspoon crushed black peppercorns and three tablespoons cornflour in a mixing bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry till chicken cubes are golden and crisp.

Step 3

Slit green chillies into two. Slice the spring onion bulbs.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add remaining garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté for thirty seconds.

Step 5

Add spring onions and onion slices and sauté till translucent. Add chicken stock, soy sauce and green chilli sauce and mix. Let the mixture come to a boil.

Step 6

Add capsicum and mix. Make slurry of the remaining cornflour with two tablespoons water. Add the slurry to the gravy to thicken it.

Step 7

Chop spring onion greens.

Step 8

Add fried chicken to the gravy and mix.Add spring onion greens and mix.

Step 9

Switch off heat and add vinegar and mix.

Step 10

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.

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