Dry Paneer Manchurian

    Recipe by: MyDeliciousRecipes

    Dry Paneer Manchurian

    Paneer Manchurian is a spicy Manchurian made from paneer (cottage cheese) is the most delicious and best Indo Chinese dish. It is one of the most delicious paneer dishes served as a starters or evening snack. Paneer Manchurian is liked by all and is very much popular at parties. Paneer Manchurian is an easy Indo Chinese paneer dish, which is the most liked party food. You can easily make delicious Paneer Manchurian at home by following this detailed recipe.

    Preparation Time
    15 Minutes
    Cooking Time
    35 Minutes
    Meal Type:

    Appetizers and Snack



    Paneer (Cottage Cheese)250 GramsRefined Flour (Maida)2 Tablespoon
    Cornflour4 TablespoonGarlic Paste1/2 Teaspoon
    Ginger Paste1/2 TeaspoonSalt1/4 Teaspoon or As Per Taste
    Chaat Masala1/2 TeaspoonGhee or Cooking OilFor Deep Fry
    Water1/4 Cup  

    For Spice Gravy

    Small Diced Capsicum1/4 CupSmall Diced Onion1 medium
    Grated Ginger1/2 TeaspoonGrated Garlic1/2 Teaspoon
    Green Chilli, Finely Chopped2Spring Onion, Finely Chopped2 Tablespoon
    Ghee or Cooking Oil2 TablespoonSoy Sauce1 Tablespoon
    Green Chilli Sauce1/2 TablespoonTomato Ketchup2 Tablespoon
    Black Salt1/2 TeaspoonChaat MasalaTo Sprinkle

    • Cut the cottage cheese (paneer) into small size cube or to your liking.
    • Add refined flour (maida), corn flour, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt and chaat masala to a bowl and mix well. Gradually add water and make a thick batter. Make sure there are no lumps in the batter.
    • Make sure the batter should not be too thick and not too thin. Add paneer to this batter and let it rest for about 20 minutes to marinate.
    • Heat the ghee in a wok on medium heat. When the ghee is sufficiently hot, add marinated paneer cubes in a solution of 3 - 4 paneer cubes and fry over medium heat them until they turn golden brown.
    • Transfer the fried paneer to a plate on kitchen tissue paper to absorb excess oil.

    Dry Spicy Gravy

    • Heat 2 tablespoon of ghee or cooking oil in a pan. When the ghee gets hot. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and fry it for about 30 seconds. Add diced capsicum, onion and chopped green chillies and fry it for about 3-4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
    • Add chili sauce, soy sauce, tomato ketchup and salt and mix well. Add the fried paneer and spring onion and mix well. While tossing all in the pan, cook it on high flame for about 2-3 minutes.
    • Transfer the paneer Manchurian to the serving bowl and garnish it with spring onion and sprinkle some chaat masala over it. Paneer Manchurian is ready. Enjoy hot Paneer Manchurian as a snack.
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