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paneer manchurian recipe
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Paneer manchurian recipe | Easy paneer recipes | Indo chinese recipes

Paneer manchurian recipe- Famous indo chinese starter recipe, shallow fried paneer cubes tossed with flavorful manchurian sauce along with bell peppers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indo chinese
Servings: 3
Calories: 278kcal
Author: Harini


  • 200 grams paneer/cottage cheese or Tofu (Vegan option)
  • 2 tablespoon corn flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • Salt
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • For manchurian sauce:
  • 1 small or 1/2 large green bell pepper cubed
  • 1 small or 1/2 large red bell pepper cubed
  • 1 medium onion cubed
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped spring onion whites
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed ginger-garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dark or normal soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon rice or normal vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • Salt


  • Cube the onion and bell peppers. Finely chop the celery, sring onion whites.
  • Take paneer cubes in a mixing bowl and add corn flour,salt and pepper piwder. Mix and toss well.
  • Shallow fry the paneer cubes till it slightly changes in color in hot oil. Remove to a plate.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil and fry ginger garlic for a minute.
  • Add chopped spring onion whites, celery and saute well.
  • Add the cubed onions and saute till slightly changes in color.
  • Add the cubed bell peppers and saute till it wilts slightly.
  • Add soy sauce, tomato ketchup and mix well. Cook for2-3 minutes.
  • Season with salt,pepper and sugar. Mix well.
  • Add fried panerr cubes and mix very well. Add vinegar and cook for a minutes.
  • Serve paneer manchurian as snack or starter.


1. Skip celery if you don't have.
2. Instead of tomato ketchup you can use 3 tablespoons tomato puree.
3. You can add 1 teaspoon chilli sauce along with soy sauce


Calories: 278kcal