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Last Updated : Jun 05,2018

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Chinese Veg Accompaniments

Every dish needs to be complemented with the right accompaniments in order to bring out its full potential. Try serving Pickled Cucumber with rice or noodle dishes, or soy sauce with Steamed Chinese Bread Buns, and experience the magical touch of accompaniments! Chinese cooking extensively uses sauces, pastes, kinds of vinegar, and oils, to enhance the flavor of the recipe. Soy sauce, Hoisin sauce, Vinegar, Plum sauce are some most common sauce used to stir-fry.

Kimchi is the first dish that arrives when you are dining at a Chinese restaurant. Accompanied by a tray having an array of sauces like soy sauce, chili sauce and Chillies in Vinegar. You can use these condiments to customize dishes according to your palate.

Crispy Fried Noodles popularly known as 'Timepass' is served with schezuan chutney and are served as a snack while the order arrives. It is made by frying Hakka noodles till golden coloured and crisp. They are also used as a topping for soups, giving a bite to dishes like Triple schezuan rice and also, toss a quick snack like Chinese bhel.

Bread is not only a popular accompaniment in Italian cuisine but also, in Chinese cuisine. Steamed Chinese Bread Buns are soft and succulent and are usually sandwiched with pickled vegetables.

Chinese spice-mix
Just like Indian cuisine has an assortment of spices, Chinese cooking has one important spice-mix called the Chinese 5 Spice Powder that combines five basic flavours, namely sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami. You can make it in small batches and store in a dry, airtight container in a cool and dry place and use as and when required.

Chinese sauces

Honey Chilli Sauce is made by combining honey, red and green chillies with tangy lemons. This sweet-spicy sauce complements all kinds of dips, Salads, Soups and appetizers.

Hot Garlic Sauce is a spicy sauce that works well as a dip for crunchy starters or hot dim sums. It can even be used to toss vegetables and make stir-fries or appetizers like Vegetable Balls in Hot Garlic Sauce. Similarly, you can prepare Chilli Garlic Sauce that complements fried appetizers like spring roll, Vegetable, Paneer and Noodle Balls.

Schezwan Sauce is the most versatile and popular Chinese sauce that can be used to whip up amazing oriental delights. From tongue –tickling starters like Schezuan Style Paneer and Bean Sprouts and Fried Capsicum in Schezuan Sauce to a fiery main course like Spicy Stir Fry Noodles in Schezuan Sauce, schezuan sauce with its bold flavours, brought about by pungent ingredients like garlic and chillies works wonder! It is even used to make fusion dishes like Schezuan Chopsuey Dosa, Stuffed Cheesy Schezuan Pav Recipe, Schezuan Fries Hot Dog Sandwich.

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Chinese White Sauce
Recipe# 4188
16 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Chinese White Sauce is very different from the mildly flavoured Continental version, although it also has a creamy consistency and a pleasant white colour. This vibrant sauce is made of clear vegetable stock, thickened with cornflour and perked up with typical Oriental flavorings like ginger a ....
Veg Manchurian, Chinese Dry Manchurian
Recipe# 42072
01 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Veg Manchurian, which is one of the most popular Chinese dishes in India, is sold even in roadside food stalls and snack counters these days! This popularity is well-deserved, because the Veg Manchurian does have a zesty charm that captivates anybody who bites into one. A mixture of crunchy vegg ....
Hot Garlic Sauce, Chinese Style Sauce
Recipe# 2866
04 May 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
An essential recipe for those who love Oriental cuisine, the Chinese-style Hot Garlic Sauce is a very garlicky and spicy sauce that is sure to set your palate on fire! It can be used as an accompaniment, or used in cooking – such as to coat fried Manchurian balls, sauté deep-fried potatoes, etc. ....
Schezwan Sauce, Schezuan Sauce Chinese Recipe
Recipe# 4190
26 Mar 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
If you love Oriental cooking, you must have this sauce in your larder! The Schezuan Sauce is a common addition to several Chinese recipes including noodle and vegetable preparations. It can be made quite easily with readily available ingredients, and ....
Chinese Rice,  Chinese Cooked Rice
Recipe# 4182
10 Dec 15

by Tarla Dalal
There is a very specific way of cooking rice for Chinese recipes, so that you get well-cooked yet separate grains, which can then be added to recipes like Schezuan Fried Rice , 5 Spice ....
Chilli Garlic Sauce
Recipe# 282
07 Nov 16

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 by Tarla Dalal
Chilli and garlic are all-time favourite ingredients when it comes to the preparation of Chinese accompaniments, because their pungent notes add an adventurous dimension to any dish. Here we show you how to make a fiery Chilli Garlic Sau ....
Chinese Sweet and Sour Ginger
Recipe# 36060
24 Aug 17

by Tarla Dalal
The Chinese Sweet and Sour Ginger is a quick and easy accompaniment that is sure to make you drool! All you need to do is chop the ginger and mix all the ingredients together, but the interplay of ginger’s spiciness with sugar, s ....
Crispy Fried Noodles, Chinese Fried Noodles
Recipe# 4185
28 Mar 17

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 by Tarla Dalal
Crispy Fried Noodles is just the right accompaniment to make a bowl of sumptuous soup all the more exciting! Hakka noodles, fried till golden coloured and crisp, can be cooled and stored in an airtight container for serving with soups as well as for adding to other Chinese preparations.
Chinese 5 Spice Powder
Recipe# 4189
05 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
The Chinese Five-Spice Powder is an essential ingredient in the Oriental kitchen. Used commonly in Chinese and Taiwanese cooking, this spice-mix combines five basic flavours, namely sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami (a special savoury taste that is considered part of the five basic flavours in Or ....
Wonton Wrapper
Recipe# 4184
07 Aug 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Wonton Wrappers, an essential Chinese ingredient, can be easily prepared at home using readily available ingredients. Next time you wish to make steamed or deep-fried wontons, just make the wrappers at home instead of buying them from outside. For soft and pliable wrappers that can be easily folded ....
Spinach in Sesame Sauce
Recipe# 41391
13 Jan 17

by Tarla Dalal
Easy but unique, this is one of those exotic dishes that will earn you fame! Blanched spinach leaves are coated with a tongue tickling mixture of roasted and powdered sesame, vinegar and sauces. The sesame dressing is very interesting as it gives a yummy, nutty taste in each bite. Serve the Spin ....
Red Garlic Sauce ( Chinese Cooking )
Recipe# 285
27 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
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An intense sauce of garlic and green chillies, with a dash of onions and spring onion whites for crunch and tomato ketchup for tang, the Red Garlic Sauce gets its volume from vegetable stock thickened with cornflour. This Chinese sauce is a great accompaniment for Oriental starters, but combines sup ....
Sweet and Sour Ginger, Chinese Accompaniment
Recipe# 312
21 Jun 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet and Sour Ginger is a tongue-tickling accompaniment, served with Chinese dishes. It has a very exciting flavour, with the zing of ginger, the tang of lemon and the sizzle of vinegar. A dash of sugar helps to highlight all the other ....
Chillies in Vinegar
Recipe# 4177
16 May 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Many continental restaurants and nowadays even Indian ones serve shallots in the vinegar as an accompaniment to starters. The Chinese counterpart is Chillies in Vinegar, a tangy, spicy accompaniment to oriental soups, starters and main course too. The chillies become quite palatable when soaked in v ....
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