Paneer Manchurian
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Paneer Manchurian Recipe

Perfect amalgamation of Indo-Chinese culinary.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Keyword: paneer, spicy finger food
Servings: 2 People

Ingredients for Paneer Manchurian

  • 1/2 cup Flour (Maida)
  • 1/2 tsp Chinese salt
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 2 tbsp Spring onions chopped
  • 2 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 3 nos. Green chillies chopped
  • 4 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 6 nos. garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 200 g Paneer/ Cottage Cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Few coriander leaves chopped

How to make Paneer Manchurian

  • Cut the paneer into square pieces.
  • Marinate the pieces with salt and two teaspoons of ginger-garlic paste and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Mix cornflour, flour, ginger-garlic paste, salt in a bowl and make a batter using a little water.
  • Dip the paneer pieces in this batter and fry in hot oil until they turn golden.
  • In another pan heat oil and fry the chopped garlic cloves.
  • Now add Soya sauce, spring onions, fried paneer pieces, green chillies, salt, Chinese salt, one and a half cups of water and let the ingredients simmer.
  • Take three teaspoons of cornflour and half a cup of water and mix well.
  • Add this to the boiling mixture and cook well until the sauce thickens.
  • Add coriander leaves and serve hot.

For Dry Version

  • Skip the sauce when the mixture is cooking to make a dry version.