Paneer in Manchurian Sauce

Paneer in Manchurian Sauce

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paneer in Manchurian sauce | paneer Manchurian | restaurant style paneer Manchurian | with amazing 25 images.

paneer in Manchurian sauce in an Indo-Chinese appetizer recipe made with fried paneer and Manchurian gravy! The combo is heavenly and is a treat to the taste buds!

paneer in Manchurian sauce is a popular Indian restaurant style paneer Manchurian dish.

To make restaurant style paneer Manchurian we have started with coating paneer with cornflour and have deep fried it giving it a nice texture and flavour. Further, we have cooked it in the Manchurian sauce. This paneer Manchurian is super quick and easy to make. It is versatile you can have it as an appetizer or also as a side dish along with fried rice or hakka noodles!!

Paneer, a few other commonly available ingredients, and a few minutes, is all it takes to make this tongue-tickling treat.

You are sure to enjoy the contrast between the spicy, tangy Chinese sauce and the soft, mellow, paneer, which together become a truly memorable treat. Also, restaurant style paneer Manchurian has gained popularity in Indian restaurants and is now available on menu of almost every Indian restaurant!

While on a tired day, you might settle for having Fried Rice with chilli garlic sauce or tomato ketchup, on a more leisurely day you would surely want to have a more exciting accompaniment, like this spicy paneer in Manchurian sauce!

Its best to serve paneer in Manchurian curry hot and as soon as it is made as with time the sauce tends to thicken!!

Enjoy paneer in Manchurian sauce | paneer Manchurian | restaurant style paneer Manchurian | with detailed step by step recipe photos below.

Paneer in Manchurian Sauce recipe - How to make Paneer in Manchurian Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients


For The Fried Paneer
1 cup sliced paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 cup cornflour
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

For The Manchurian Sauce
1 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp oil
2 tsp chopped green chillies
1 tbsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp chilli garlic sauce
2 pinches of sugar
salt to taste

For Serving With Paneer In Manchurian Sauce
chilli coriander fried rice

Method
For the fried paneer

    For the fried paneer
  1. In a deep bowl, add the cornflour.
  2. Add the paneer, salt and pepper and lightly toss it.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, and deep-fry a few pieces at a time till they turn golden brown in colour.
  4. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For paneer in manchurian sauce

    For paneer in manchurian sauce
  1. To make paneer in manchurian sauce, combine the cornflour and ¾ cup of water in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the green chillies, garlic and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the cornflour-water mixture, soya sauce, chilli-garlic sauce, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the fried paneer, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve the paneer in manchurian sauce immediately with chilli coriander fried rice.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy315 cal
Protein10.9 g
Carbohydrates11.9 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat25 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium171.9 mg
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To make corn flour slurry for the manchurian sauce

  1. To make cornflour slurry for the paneer in Manchurian sauce | Indo Chinese paneer Manchurian | restaurant style paneer Manchurian | take corn-flour in a bowl. 
  2. Add  3/4 cup water to it. 
  3. Mix well and keep aside. 

To make crispy paneer

  1. To make crispy paneer for paneer in Manchurian sauce |  Chinese paneer Manchurian | restaurant style paneer Manchurian | in a deep bowl take cornflour. 
  2. Add paneer slices. 
  3. Add salt and pepper. 
  4. Toss well and keep aside. 
  5. Further, heat oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep fry the paneer slices till they turn golden brown and drain on an absorbent paper. 

How to make Paneer in Manchurian sauce

  1. To prepare Paneer in Manchurian sauce, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan. A wok is ideal for tossing Indo-Chinese recipes but, you can use any other thin bottomed, wide pan too. 
  2. Once the oil is hot, add the green chillies. We have used regular vegetable oil but, if possible use toasted sesame oil or chilli oil to make cottage cheese in Manchurian recipe more flavorful.
  3. Add garlic.
  4. Add ginger. Other veggies like finely chopped onion, capsicum or spring onions can also be added to give a nice crunch and flavor to Paneer Manchurian
  5. Mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the cornflour-water mixture.
  7. Add soya sauce. We have used regular soy sauce but, you may use a combination of regular and dark soy sauce to give paneer in Manchurian gravy a darker shade and deepen the flavor.
  8. Add chilli-garlic sauce. You can increase or decrease the amount according to your taste preference. Before buying readymade sauces, check the labels carefully and avoid those with MSG and added colors. 
  9. Add sugar.
  10. Add salt and pepper. The sauces already contain salt as a preservative, so use just enough to season paneer in Manchurian sauce
  11. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  12. Add the paneer.
  13. Mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Our Indo-Chinese paneer Manchurian is ready. 
  14. Garnish with spring onion greens and serve paneer in Manchurian sauce | Indo Chinese paneer Manchurian | restaurant style paneer Manchurian | immediately with chilli coriander fried rice. 

Reviews

Paneer in Manchurian Sauce
 on 03 Jun 17 09:40 AM
5

I substituted the paneer with tofu and it turned out great! Thanks!
Tarla Dalal
29 Jun 17 02:24 PM
   Good idea, Aussie Girl.
Paneer In Manchurian Sauce
 on 30 May 15 12:06 PM
5

Mmmm....delicious.An easy and great tasting recipe.Thanks
Paneer In Manchurian Sauce
 on 13 Mar 13 02:41 PM
5

The manchurian sauce is a nice tangy sauce and can go with any Chinese vegetable.