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February 19, 2009

Chicken Manchurian (Microwave version)

Ask me my favourite cuisine & without missing my beat, I would say its"Chinese". So, what I had been my fav all these years was "Indo-chinese" which are immensely popular with indians. Indo chinese is a combination of chinese spices in indian cooking.

Chicken manchurian served best with fried rice & naan. Microwave version makes this dish easy, healthy & less time consuming toooo.

Ingredients :
  1. Boneless chicken - 350 gms
  2. Oil - 2 tbsp
  3. Garlic (finely chopped) - 5 pods
  4. Ginger (finely chopped) - 2 inch pc
  5. Onion - 1 no
  6. Green chilly - 4 nos
  7. Tomato sauce - 1/2 tbsp
  8. Soy sauce - 2 tbsp
  9. Black pepper - 1 tsp
  10. White vinegar - 1 1/2 tsp
  11. Ajinomoto - 1/2 tsp
  12. Cornflour - 3 tsp
  13. Water - 3 tbsp
  14. Spring onions
  15. Corriander leaves
  16. Salt to taste

Method :

  • In a microwave proof dish, combine chicken, oil, finely chopped ginger, garlic, onion, green chillies & salt & microwave high for 10 mins.

  • Remove & add tomato sauce, soy sauce, black pepper, white vinegar, ajinimoto and mix it - Microwave high for 5 more mins.

  • Meanwhile dissolve cornflour with water. Add them into the chicken after 5 mins & microwave it for further 2 mins.

Garnish it with spring onions & corriander leaves.


Adlak's tiny world said...

hey pic looks so colorful and spicy.. grab yr award dear, its waiting for u.

Poonam said...

I never tried mw version for chicken manchurian!!! nice and colorfull...

Varsha Vipins said...

Lovely click..u made it sound soo simple..:)

Ashwini said...

Looks so bright and very inviting..Looks Yummy. Never tried in MW..

sathya said...

looks colourful & yum swapna !

Unknown said...

Manchurian sounds delicious & colourful... Innovative blog ....thxs for visiting my site & comment..

Vishali said...

wow swapna ....nice chicken mouth is watering... good one

Vikis Kitchen said...

Chicken manchurian in MW , I cant believe my eyes. Its a must to try dear. Manchurian seems so glossy and yummy.

Sujatha said...

Manchurian in MW is really interesting.. makes life so simple..:) good recipe!

Divz said...

hey that looks cool...i have made chilli cauliflower in MW..thanks for sharing a chicken manchurian in MW recipe...

Sindhura said...

Hai swapna!
Nice to have u on bayleaf.But friend due to technical problems you cannoot get my blog's updates to ur dashboard.So i have another blog where i will be posting the recipe links of Bayleaf so i request u to follow
See u @ Desi foodie
Best regards

gtyuk said...

Swapna dear,

I've already picked up the awards; thank you once again;

you know what, I love most of the maniratnam movies, saw in your profile (mouna ragam and alai payuthey):) i love them too! did you see Cheeni Kum? ( though not a mani ratnam movie )
btw, your chicken manchurian looks terribly yummy!

notyet100 said...

never knw could prepare manchurian in microwve,...nice recipe,,

Recipeswap said...

wow such a gorgeous color.....Love it.

shriti said...

I cooked it today, and it was awesome, it was almost like manchurian served in restaurants. I added some capsicums and it turned out great.

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