Ingredients of Chicken Manchurian

  • 250 gm minced chicken
  • 3 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup refined oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 finely chopped spring onions
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 2 tablespoon schezwan sauce
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli sauce
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 chopped green chilli
  • 1 tablespoon light soya sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • salt as required
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli sauce
  • 1/4 cup minced onion

How to make Chicken Manchurian:

Step 1 Marinate the chicken

The Chicken Manchurian recipe is a simple yet delectable Chinese recipe. Take a large bowl and add beaten egg in it along with salt. Next, add ginger-garlic paste, salt, and soy sauce. Mix all these ingredients properly and add minced chicken along with ginger-garlic paste, salt, and soy sauce. Mix together and let the chicken marinate for half an hour.

Step 2 Make Manchurian balls and fry them

Next, add cornflour and all-purpose flour. Make balls of the chicken mixture for making Manchurian. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium flame. When the oil is hot enough, add these Manchurian balls in it and deep fry. Once done, keep them aside in a tissue paper to remove any extra oil.

Step 3 Prepare the Manchurian sauce

Now, to prepare the sauce, heat some oil in a pan and once it hot enough, add slit green chillies in it along with chopped ginger & garlic. Saute for 2 minutes and then and minced onion in it. When the minced onion is half-cooked, add all the sauces in it. Mix well and let the onion mixture cook for 2-3 minutes. Now, take a small bowl and mix cornflour with salt & black pepper to taste. Add this cornflour slurry to the pan and add 1 cup water to it. Let the gravy cook for 5-6 minutes.

Step 4 Add Chicken Manchurian balls in the gravy and simmer for 5 minutes

Once the gravy is done, add Chicken Manchurian balls in it and simmer for another 5 minutes. Your Chicken Manchurian is ready, garnish with spring onions and enjoy with hot steaming rice or noodles. Make sure you rate this recipe and leave a comment below.

  1. For juicy and tender meat balls, soak chicken in lukewarm water for about 10-15 minutes.
  2. To make Chicken Manchurian, marinate the chicken for at least 1 hour and then fry it.
  3. If you do not have chicken stock ready, don’t worry, as you can use water as well for the gravy.
  4. For making a healthier dish, you can also grill or bake the chicken balls instead of deep frying them.


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