Recipe: Paneer Manchurian

Updated: Aug 31, 2012, 09:53 AM IST

When Indian and Chinese cuisines meet, this unique recipe is born!


200 gm Cottage Cheese (Paneer) (cubed)
¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
½ tsp Chinese Salt
3 tbsp Corn Flour
2 tsp Spring Onions (chopped)
2 tsp Soya Sauce
3 Green Chilies (chopped)
4 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
6 Garlic Cloves (finely chopped)
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
1 tsp grated Paneer
Coriander Leaves for garnishing


Combine paneer pieces with salt and 2 tsp of ginger-garlic paste and keep aside for 10 minutes.
Mix 1 tbsp of corn flour, all-purpose flour, ginger-garlic paste and salt in a bowl and prepare a batter adding little water.
Heat the oil in frying over medium high heat.
Dip the marinated paneer into prepared batter and toss into the oil.
Fry paneer cubes until golden on each side into batches.
Remove the oil from pan leaving 1 tbsp into it.
Add garlic cloves and allow it turn golden.
Add soya sauce, spring onions, fried paneer pieces, green chilies, salt, Chinese salt along with 1½ cups of water.
Combine remaining corn flour with water and add to the pan.
Bring and to boil and remove from the heat.
Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with rice.