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chicken manchurian recipe (dry and gravy)

An indian version of making chicken manchurian by deep frying boneless chicken pieces and sauteing in spicy sauces.
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Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Indian Snacks
Cuisine Indo chinese
Servings 2
Calories 347 kcal


For marinating chicken:

  • 200 gms boneless chicken pieces cut into small pieces
  • salt - to taste
  • ½ teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper powder
  • 5 teaspoon corn starch
  • 1 egg beaten well
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon soya sauce

Other ingredients:

  • oil for deep frying

For making chicken manchurian:

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon very finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon very finely chopped ginger
  • 4-5 vertically slit green chillies
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 onion cut into cubes
  • 1 green capsicum cut into cubes
  • ½ cup water
  • salt - to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoon tomato ketchup
  • 2 teaspoon green chilli sauce
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch mixed with 2 teaspoon water without any lumps
  • 2 tablespoon spring onion green


Marinating chicken:

  • In a bowl, add boneless chicken pieces, add salt, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, white pepper powder, corn starch, beaten egg, vinegar, soya sauce, mix all the ingredients well.
  • Marinate the chicken for 30 minutes.

Deep frying chicken:

  • In a wok, add oil for deep frying, add the marinated chicken pieces, deep fry the chicken until they turn golden color for about 8-10 minutes on medium flame.
  • Take the deep fried chicken pieces out on an absorbent paper and rest aside for later use.

For making chicken manchurian:

  • In a wok, add oil and heat it.
  • Add very finely chopped garlic and ginger, saute to get rid of raw smell.
  • Add slit green chillies, saute for few seconds.
  • Add finely chopped onion, cook the onions until they turn soft.
  • Add cubes of onion and green capsicum, cook them until they turn soft.
  • Add water, salt as per taste, add red chilli powder, white pepper powder and mix well.
  • Add tomato ketchup, green chilli sauce, soya sauce, vinegar, mix well and cook for few seconds.
  • Add corn starch mixed with some water, mix all the sauces well and cook for few minutes.
  • add the fried chicken pieces.
  • Mix well and saute few minutes.
  • Lastyly, garnish with spring onions and serve hot.
  • Chicken manchurian is ready to be served.
  • Watch the video procedure above.


  • Chicken manchurian gravy can be obtained by adding more water in sauces, add some more soya sauce, increase the quantity of corn starch and this procedure gives a yummy gravy form of chicken Manchurian.
  • Instead of using tomato ketchup, tomato sauce too can be added and make the recipe.


Nutrition Facts
chicken manchurian recipe (dry and gravy)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Sodium 307mg13%
Potassium 290mg8%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 35mg4%
Vitamin C 56mg68%
Vitamin A 248IU5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.