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Chinese Basic recipes


Last Updated : Jun 20,2018



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Chinese Basic Recipes

To master any cuisine, you need to get the basics right. Our Chinese Basic Recipes section shows you how to prepare certain recipes like Clear Vegetable Stock, Boiled Hakka Noodles, Crispy Rice, which are used in the preparation and serving of several Chinese recipes.

The taste of Chinese soups like Manchow and Chinese vegetable clear soup highly depends upon the flavorful stocks. Clear Vegetable Stock is made by simmering together different vegetables. Also, you can make Ginger Water that has an extensive use in preparation of Chinese sauces as well as recipes.

Garlic, Ginger and chilies are extensively used in Chinese cooking to provide an intense flavor to the dish. If you master these basic recipes of Chilli Garlic Paste and Chilli Paste, you can whip up tongue-tickling delights like Corn and Bean Sprouts

Deep-fried, crispy starters and hot dim sums taste amazing with accompaniments like Green Garlic Sauce and Green Onion and Ginger Dip. Serve it at parties and you will surely get praised by all the guests.

Cook Rice and Noodles Perfectly

The cooking method is very important in case of Chinese cuisine. A simple ingredient like Chinese rice / Hakka noodle requires you to know how to cook them perfectly to further cook them with a number of sauces and ingredients. Refreshing them with cold water will stop the overcooking and give them the required texture avoiding mushiness.

Crispy Fried Noodles plays a versatile role in Chinese cuisine. From being a fun accompaniment to the main ingredient in dishes like Chinese bhel and Crispy Noodles Topped with Paneer in Tomato Sauce, it can be easily made at home and stored in air-tight containers.

Once you get the basics right, you will be able to accomplish not only the recipes given in books and websites, but also come up with your own innovative recipes by mixing and matching the spices and sauces!

Try Our Other Chinese Recipes…
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Happy Cooking!

 


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Recipe# 22559
Today

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A classic Oriental sauce, which is sour and spicy at the same time with a faint hint of sweetness, the Indo-Chinese Hot and Sour Sauce is a handy sauce to keep in your fridge. It can be used to toss noodles or served as a
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Recipe# 4181
09 Apr 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Clear Vegetable Stock used for making Oriental soups and vegetable dishes combines vegetables like cabbage, spring onions and celery to give the typical sharpness that is characteristic of most Chinese dishes. Combined with crisp veggies and peppy sauce ....
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Recipe# 4183
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No Chinese meal is ever complete without Boiled Noodles, which is used not just for the main course but also to prepare a range of other dishes ranging from soups and starters to desserts too! This means that before you foray into Chinese cuisine, you ought to ....
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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 ....
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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 ....
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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.
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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 ....
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Recipe# 283
28 Jun 17

 
 
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. These fri ....
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Recipe# 1356
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Spring rolls are a popular starter which are a crowd-pleaser. Instead of buying spring roll wrappers, make them at home using this simple recipe and enjoy spring rolls anytime.
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Recipe# 4159
14 Jan 16

 
 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 by pre ....
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Recipe# 22555
22 Dec 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A quick and easy sauce with a rich texture, the Tangy Tomato Sauce for Vegetables and Noodles is a must-try recipe for aficionados of Oriental cooking. Made easily with tomato ketchup thickened with cornflour and boosted with tongue-tickling ingredients like vinegar, soy sauce and ginger-garlic ....
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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 ....
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Recipe# 287
16 Sep 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chilli and garlic – two super pungent ingredients – come together to make a fiery tongue-tickler. The secret to making the Chilli Garlic Paste lies in soaking the chillies in hot water before blending, otherwise you won’t be able to grind it properly. Done the right way, you get a spicy paste with a ....
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Recipe# 4188
10 Dec 15

 
 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 ....
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