Paneer Manchurian Recipe Homemade with Ingredients

Do you like Indo Chinese recipes? If yes then here we have a great recipe of Paneer Manchurian that you will surely love the most. Gobi manchurian comes in mind whenever we heard the name Manchurian, but in this recipe we are using the soft paneer cubes instead of cauliflower. This recipe is easy and you can make it easily at your home. Enjoy the restaurant like Paneer Manchurian at home with this simple recipe.

Paneer Manchurian is a Indo-Chinese dish made with crispy fried Paneer (Indian cheese) and a tangy, umami-rich Manchurian sauce. Try this recipe of Paneer Manchurian to make delicious Paneer Manchurian at home with minimum ingredients. In Paneer Manchurian, the cubes of paneer are dipped in a thick spicy batter and deep-fried to perfection. These are then dipped in a delectable, freshly produced manchurian sauce. You can even shallow fry the panner or bake it, in this recipe we are deep frying the paneer for that soft panner with a crisp coating. To make a panner manchurian, first you need to gather all the ingredients (list of ingredients shared below). Follow the simple step by step recipe here to make paneer manchurian at home.

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Ingredients:

  • 200gm Paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 2 tablespoons Maida
  • 4 tablespoons Cornflour (corn starch)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • Cooking Oil
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup Water

For Saute

  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped Capsicum
  • 1 small Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Spring Onion
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup
  • Salt

How to Make Paneer Manchurian at Home

Step 1: The first step is to cut the paneer into small cubes. You can use homemade paneer or bring it from the store.

Step 2: Take a bowl and add maida flour, corn flour, salt, ginger-garlic paste, and Kashmiri red chili powder (for color). Add 1/4 cup of water to a bowl to make a batter.

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Step 3: Mix the batter well. The consistency of the batter should neither be too thick nor too thin. If you find the batter thick then adjust the consistency using water, if you find the batter too thin then adjust the consistency by adding some maida or corn flour.

Step 4: Time to add the Paneer cubes into the batter. Coat the paneer cubes well with the batter.

Step 5: We are deep frying paneer in this recipe, you can also shallow fry the paneer. For frying, take a Kadai (pan), add oil to it, and heat the oil.

Step 6: Once the oil is hot, add batter-coated paneer cubes into the oil. Keep the gas flame on medium for frying. Fry the paneer cubes till they turn light golden, stir them, and fry them until golden and crisp.

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Step 7: Take the golden color paneer cubes from the Kadai, drain, and transfer them to a plate. Use absorbent kitchen paper to remove excess oil.

Step 8: We will prepare a small mixture in this step and this mixture will be used later in the recipe. Add 1 teaspoon corn flour (corn starch) to a small bowl and mix it with 1/2 to 3/4 cup water. Make sure there are no lumps in the mixture.

Step 9: Heat a pan on high flame with 1 tbsp oil in it. Add chopped ginger & garlic, saute them for a minute. Add chopped spring onions and saute for a minute

Step 10: Add chopped capsicum and saute for another 1 to 2 mins. Then pour 1½ tbsps soya sauce. Add tomato sauce (ketchup) and 1 teaspoon sugar.

Step 11: Time to add the corn flour mixture we have prepared in the step 8. Stir the corn flour mixture with a spoon and pour it to the pan. Mix it well.

Step 12: Check the taste of the sauce, if anything is missing from the flavour you can add it.

Step 13: Cook the sauce stirring continuously until it thickens a bit. Do not thicken it too much because the sauce thickens further after cooling.

Step 14: Let the sauce cool down a bit, then add fried paneer. Mix it well to coat the paneer with manchurian sauce. Add Spring onion greens.

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It is recommended to always serve paneer manchurian hot and immediately after preparing with or without a side. You can have paneer manchurian with noodles or fried rice. Personally, I love Paneer Manchurian with fried rice, but you can have it with noodles as well. Paneer manchurian is one such dish that almost everyone loves and enjoy to eat. Do try this recipe at home to make delicious Paneer manchurian.

Indo Chinese dishes are pretty famous in India and people prefer to eat them as lunch or dinner. One such famous Indo Chinese is Paneer Manchurian. Now you know the recipe to make delicious Panner manchurian at home. It has become a popular dish in Indian Chinese cooking. Paneer manchurian is a fried paneer and manchurian sauce Indo-Chinese appetiser.

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