How to make Paneer Manchurian -

A wonderful combination of oriental condiments and cottage cheese. Paneer manchurian is an Indo- Chinese recipe that is very popular in the Indian restaurants. Batter fried paneer is added to the Manchurian sauce.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Paneer Manchurian

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English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Manchurian Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into ½ inch cubes 200 grams

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 10-12 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Vegetable stock 3 cups

  • Soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onions chopped 2

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a wok, add garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté. Add onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Add the stock and bring the mixture to a boil. Stir in soy sauce, salt and pepper powder. In a bowl mix the cornflour with one fourth cup of water and add it to the above sauce and cook till the sauce thickens.

Step 3

Add the cottage cheese pieces and spring onions. Simmer for two minutes. Serve hot.

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