Yummy Indo Chinese recipes to try out

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Many of us like eating Chinese dishes. There are some dishes which have their origin in China yet we can cook them in Indian way. The Indo Chinese dishes can be a part of any meal. We usually eat these dishes in restaurants and food joints, but they can be easily made at home. You can prepare the recipes of these dishes anytime. Whenever you want, you can enjoy yummy Indo Chinese dishes by cooking them at home.

Soya Manchurian

This is a lip-smacking dish made from soya chunks. You can eat this with any rice dish or noodles dish.

Ingredients –

  1. Soya chunks – 2 cups
  2. Water – As needed
  3. Corn flour – 3 tablespoons
  4. Maida (Refined flour) – 2 tablespoons
  5. Chilli powder – 1 teaspoon
  6. Oil – As needed for frying soya chunks and for making gravy
  7. Salt – According to taste
  8. Garlic – Few cloves
  9. Chilli – 1
  10. Onion – 1
  11. Capsicum – 1 or 2 depending on size
  12. Tomato sauce – 2 tablespoons
  13. Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon

Method –

  1. Soak the soya chunks in hot water for 1 hour. Then squeeze water from them and keep soya chunks aside. Chop onion, garlic, chilli and capsicum.
  2. In a bowl put corn flour, maida, salt and chilli powder. Mix all the ingredients and add water in required amount. Check the consistency of batter.
  3. Put soya chunks to this batter and mix well. The batter should neither be thick nor thin. It should coat all the soya chunks.
  4. Heat a pan and put sufficient oil to it. Add soya chunks in batches and fry them. Fry till the soya chunks become crisp. Keep them aside.
  5. In the same pan, heat oil and put onion to it. Then add garlic, chilli, capsicum and fry till the raw smell disappears.
  6. Then put salt and pepper powder to it. Fry till they get cooked. Add tomato sauce to it and mix well.
  7. If there is any batter left in the bowl, then add water to it and mix. If there is no batter left, then mix 1 teaspoon of cornflour with some water.
  8. Add this to the pan where other ingredients have been sauteed. Mix thoroughly so that a gravy forms. Cook till the gravy turns glossy.
  9. Put the fried soya to this gravy. Mix very well so that all the soya chunks get coated with the gravy. Serve it hot.

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Chilli Paneer

This is a delicious dish made from paneer sauteed in a spicy gravy. You can eat this with any rice dish or noodles dish.

Ingredients –

  1. Paneer – 250g
  2. Water – As needed
  3. Corn flour – 3 tablespoons
  4. Maida (Refined flour) – 2 tablespoons
  5. Chilli powder – 1 teaspoon
  6. Oil – As needed for frying paneer and for making gravy
  7. Salt – According to taste
  8. Garlic – Few cloves
  9. Chilli – 1
  10. Onion – 1
  11. Capsicum – 1 or 2 depending on size
  12. Tomato sauce – 2 tablespoons
  13. Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon

Method –

  1. Cut Paneer into big pieces. If the paneer pieces are small, then they may break while frying. Chop onion, garlic, chilli and capsicum.
  2. In a bowl put corn flour, maida, salt and chilli powder. Mix all the ingredients and add water in required amount. Check the consistency of batter.
  3. Put paneer pieces to this batter and mix well. The batter should neither be thick nor thin. It should coat all the paneer pieces.
  4. Heat a pan and put sufficient oil to it. Add paneer pieces in batches and fry them. Fry till the paneer pieces become crisp. Keep them aside.
  5. In the same pan, heat oil and put onion to it. Then add garlic, chilli, capsicum and fry till the raw smell disappears.
  6. Then put salt and pepper powder to it. Fry till they get cooked. Add tomato sauce to it and mix well.
  7. If there is any batter left in the bowl, then add water to it and mix. If there is no batter left, then mix 1 teaspoon of cornflour with some water.
  8. Add this to the pan where other ingredients have been sauteed. Mix thoroughly so that a gravy forms. Cook till the gravy turns glossy.
  9. Put the fried paneer to this gravy. Mix very well so that all the paneer pieces get coated with the gravy. Serve it hot.

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Chilli Potato

This is a yummy dish made from deep fried potatoes. You can eat this with any rice dish or noodles dish.

Ingredients –

  1. Potato – 2
  2. Water – As needed
  3. Salt – According to taste
  4. Oil – As needed for frying potato and for making gravy
  5. Corn flour – 2 tablespoons
  6. Pepper powder – 2 teaspoons
  7. Garlic – Few cloves
  8. Chilli – 1
  9. Onion – 1
  10. Capsicum – 1 or 2 depending on size
  11. Tomato sauce – 2 tablespoons

Method –

  1. Peel the skin of potatoes and cut them into long pieces. The potato pieces must be thick. Chop onion, garlic, chilli and capsicum.
  2. Boil the potato pieces for few minutes by adding salt. Then strain the water from potatoes. Add 1 tablespoon cornflour and 1 teaspoon pepper powder to boiled potatoes.
  3. Mix them very well so that potato pieces get coated. Heat a pan and put sufficient oil to it. Add potato pieces in batches and fry them.
  4. Fry till the potato pieces become crisp and turn brown. Keep them aside.
  5. In the same pan, heat oil and put onion to it. Then add garlic, chilli, capsicum and fry till the raw smell disappears.
  6. Then put salt and 1 teaspoon pepper powder to it. Fry till they get cooked. Add tomato sauce to it and mix well.
  7. Mix 1 tablespoon cornflour with some water and make a paste. Add this to the pan where other ingredients have been sauteed. Mix thoroughly.
  8. Cook till the sauce turns translucent. Add potato to it and mix very well. Make sure that all the potato pieces get coated with sauce.
  9. Fry till the potato becomes crispy. Serve it hot.

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Veg Fried Rice

This is a tasty dish of rice sauteed with vegetables and spices. You can eat this with any Manchurian, gravy or raita.

Ingredients –

  1. Rice – 1 cup
  2. Water – As needed for soaking and boiling rice
  3. Salt – According to taste
  4. Oil – 2 tablespoons
  5. Garlic – Few cloves
  6. Onion – 1
  7. Carrot – 1
  8. Beans – 10
  9. Cabbage – Small piece
  10. Capsicum – 1
  11. Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon

Method –

  1. You can use any vegetables of your choice. I have mentioned the vegetables that I used. You can also use peas, corn, red or yellow bell pepper.
  2. Soak the rice in water for half an hour and then boil it. Keep the steamed rice aside. Chop garlic, onion, capsicum, carrot, beans and cabbage finely.
  3. Heat a pan and put oil to it. Add onion and garlic to it. Fry well till the raw smell disappears.
  4. Then add capsicum, carrot, beans and cabbage to it. Fry very well till they get cooked but do not overcook them. Put salt and pepper powder to it and mix well.
  5. Add cooked rice to it and mix. Cook well so that all the ingredients get combined. But make sure that the rice grains do not break while mixing.
  6. Check that rice does not stick to the pan. Serve it hot.

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