Thursday, July 21, 2016

Paneer Manchurian with Gravy

Paneer Manchurian with Gravy
Paneer Manchurian with Gravy Recipe - Paneer Manchurian is similar to gobi manchurian but uses soft paneer cubes instead of cauliflower florets. It is one of the easy paneer dishes of Indo Chinese cuisine. Instead of Paneer, you could also use Tofu for this recipe. This Paneer Manchurian recipe easy to make. This Paneer Manchurian with gravy goes well with fried rice, naan or roti.

  • Paneer (cubed) - 200 grams
  • Oil - 2 tbsp + for frying
  • Onion (chopped) - 1 medium size
  • Capsicum (chopped) - 1/2
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green Chillies (chopped) - 2
  • Garlic (chopped) - 5-6 cloves
  • Ginger (chopped) - 1/2 inch
  • Salt - to taste
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder - 1 tsp
  • Tomato Ketchup - 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Soy sauce -1 tsp
  • Vinegar - 1 tsp or to taste
  • Water - as needed
  • Corn flour/Cornstarch - 2 tbsp (mixed with some water)
  • Spring Onion (finely chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) - 2 tbsp


1. In a bowl mix corn flour, ginger-garlic paste, black pepper powder, salt and water and make the batter to a little thick paste.

2. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.

3. Dip Paneer in batter and fry till light golden. Drain on kitchen tissue and keep aside.

4. If there is extra oil in the wok, then remove it in a bowl. Add chopped garlic, chopped ginger, chopped green chilli, and stir fry for 30 seconds. Add onions and capsicum to the oil and stir fry till it’s become translucent.

5. Add black pepper powder, salt, and sugar and mix well.

6. Now add soy sauce, tomato ketchup, vinegar and water. Cook till the mixture begins to simmer.

7. Now add in little of the leftover batter or corn flour which is mixed with water and mix well, so the sauce gets thick.

8. Once the desired consistency of thickness is done, add the fried paneer cubes and mix well.

9. Add the spring onion greens and mix well.

10. Stir and simmer for 1 or 2 minutes. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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