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Chinese Party recipes


Last Updated : Aug 09,2019



चायनीज़ पार्टी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Chinese Party recipes in Hindi)
ચાઇનીઝ પાર્ટી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Chinese Party recipes in Gujarati)

Chinese Party Recipes

Bursting with flavour and resplendent with the bright colours of stir-fried veggies, Chinese cuisine is very exciting. Since it is nice and spicy, it also gels well with the Indian psyche! No wonder, it is the second most popular cuisine in India, and is easily available in most eateries, ranging from roadside vendors to posh restaurants!

Both kids and adults love Chinese cuisine, and relish every mouthful! The Chinese repertoire, like the Indian counterpart, has a large variety to choose from. Ranging from starters and rice to soups, noodles and vegetable preparations, there are several dishes to choose from.

Generally, cooking time is low in Chinese cooking because food is not overcooked. It is only cooked to the stage where the bright colour and crunch of the veggie is still retained. This is not only quick and easy to cook but tasty as well. But, what is more important in Chinese cooking is chopping the veggies perfectly. You need to chop them real fine. Getting the perfect cut requires a bit of practice, but it is worth the effort.

Everybody loves Chinese food but is worried about eating outside, because many eateries tend to add a chemical ingredient called ajinomoto (MSG) to boost the flavour of the food. However, this is detrimental to health and discourages health-conscious people from eating Chinese food outside. So, when your friends find that you are serving safe Chinese food without MSG, they will be delighted to partake of it!

When finalising the menu, go for a mix of popular dishes like Manchow Soup, Veg Crispy, Spring Rolls, Veg Manchurian, Schezuan Fried Rice, American Chop Suey and Spicy Stir Fry Noodles in Schezuan Sauce as well as lesser known delights like the Burnt Garlic Fried Rice and Honey Noodles with Vanilla Ice Cream.

You can prepare the ingredients and sauces well in advance, but avoid cooking the food too early because you will lose the vibrant colours and crisp texture. Cook it just before your party and warm before serving.

If you are planning a Chinese party, first arm yourself with the following 11 must-have ingredients:
1. Soy sauce
2. Vinegar
3. Schezuan sauce
4. Garlic
5. Ginger
6. Green chillies
7. Vegetables
8. Noodles
9. Sesame oil
10. Rice
11. Red chilli sauce

Pointers to keep in mind
1. Always chop all the vegetables finely or cut thinly as mentioned in the recipe
2. Make sure your knife is really sharp
3. Always cook the food on a high flame to retain the texture and colour
4. Keep all the ingredients ready but cook or toss just before the party, to get the maximum flavour
5. Always use a wok or a broad non-stick pan
6. Make sure you use little more oil, else it will taste dry
7. Noodles must be boiled perfectly and not overcooked or mushy
8. Each grain of rice must be separate, so use Basmati rice
9. Do not sauté the vegetables for a long time, as Chinese cuisine requires little crunch
10. Make good use of spring onions in the recipe and also as a garnish
11. Serve the food with ‘table sauces’ like vinegar, soya sauce, Chillies in Vinegar and Schezuan sauce
12. Here are some awesome recipes to make your Chinese party a great success. You can also find more such options on tarladalal.com.


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Vegetable Hong Kong Style with Steamed Rice
Recipe# 315
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Diagonally cut vegetables, especially when they come in contrasting colours like white, yellow, green and orange, are a beautiful sight to behold. However, this pretty combo transforms into a fiery tongue-tickler when combined with pungent sauces, red chillies, ginger and garlic, as you will exp ....
Schezuan Fried Rice, Schezwan Fried Rice
Recipe# 4166
16 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Originating from the Sichuan province of China, Schezuan cuisine is characterised by bold flavours, brought about by pungent ingredients like garlic and chillies. Although the original recipe uses special Sichuan peppers that have a lemony taste, in India Schezuan sauce is prepared using red chil ....
Corn Manchurian
Recipe# 31000
02 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The moment you think of Manchurian, it is ingredients like baby corn, cabbage, capsicum and cauliflower that immediately come to mind. Now, we present you with an off-beat but irresistible Corn Manchurian made with deep-fried balls of crushed sweet corn kernels, carrots and other usual flavour enhan ....
Chinese Bhel ( Chinese Cooking )
Recipe# 33080
01 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Chinese bhel, this freshly-fried noodles tossed in with shredded vegetables, soya sauce, chili oil and ginger water make it a delicious snack. You can toss this dish together in a jiffy, although you cannot really make it in advance.
Gobi Manchurian,  How To Make Gobi Manchurian, Starter
Recipe# 40482
10 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Gobi Manchurian also called Cauliflower Manchurian are crisp-fried cauliflower florets which have a sharp tinges of ginger and garlic and a delight to bite into. Gobi Manchurian is a popular Indo Chinese deep fried starter. A remote village en ....
Corn Rolls
Recipe# 4119
10 Dec 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
These scrumptious Corn Rolls stand apart from other run-of-the-mill starters due to the tongue-tickling Oriental-style filling of corn, onions and green chillies perked up with soya sauce. Bread acts as the holder for this mixture, while plain flour helps seal the rolls. Drain the oil well aft ....
Chilli Potatoes
Recipe# 22771
02 Jul 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Guaranteed excitement! Chilli Potatoes causes a thrilling burst of flavours in your palate with a combination of sauces, garlic, ginger and green chillies. Potatoes, cut into fingers, absorb the flavours of the sauces very well and mingle nicely with the crunchy spring onions as well, resulting in a ....
Hot Garlic Sauce with Baby Corn and Broccoli
Recipe# 22777
20 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crunchy broccoli and versatile baby corn find their home in a garlicky gravy that is perked up with Schezuan sauce and tomato ketchup. The intermixing of flavours, ranging from the pungency of garlic and the spiciness of green chillies to the tanginess of the sauces is quite exciting, making the Hot ....
Sweet and Sour Vegetable (  Chinese Recipes)
Recipe# 22772
11 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If you believe every dish needs the proper accompaniment to highlight its flavour, then the sweet and sour vegetable is just what you need to enjoy Chinese fried rice to the hilt! walk into a Chinese food court and you will find this item on most tables. This popular vegetable dish can be easily pre ....
Chinese Bhel ( Chinese Recipe )
Recipe# 22758
06 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Mumbai’s favourite street food merges with Oriental culture, in this exciting version of Bhel. Rather than being made with puffed rice, this unique Chinese Bhel is made with fried noodles, tossed with colourful sautéed veggies and garnished with crunchy spring onions. A generous dose of sauces is al ....
Spring Rolls, Chinese Veg Spring Roll Recipe
Recipe# 313
19 Aug 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Spring Roll is a Chinese dish that has become so popular that it is now available in bakeries, roadside eateries and posh restaurants too! In fact, frozen Spring Rolls are also readily available in most supermarkets. However, nothing can beat the impact ....
Malaysian Noodles
Recipe# 22763
31 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crushed peanuts and paneer mingle with crunchy and colourful vegetables to turn perfectly cooked flat noodles into an exotic treat for your taste buds. A thrilling culinary adventure, the Malaysian Noodles is further enhanced with flavourful additions like garlic, soy sauce, lemon juice and a crunch ....
Sweet Corn and Vegetable Soup
Recipe# 45
30 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Crushed and whole sweet corn comes together with a colourful assortment of juicy vegetables in this sumptuous soup. Once you prepare the veggies and corn, this Sweet Corn and Vegetable Soup can be made in a jiffy with readily available ingredients. This soup is dominated by the crunch of vegetables ....
Chinese White Sauce
Recipe# 4188
20 May 19

 
 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 ....
Manchow Soup
Recipe# 22751
30 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite Indo-Chinese soup, which is sure to fire up your digestive juices and boost your spirits with its appetizing aroma and tongue-tickling flavour! The strong accents of ginger and garlic make it an ideal soup to serve on a damp monsoon day. While the soy sauce gives it an awes ....
Baby Corn Fritters, Fried Baby Corn
Recipe# 32729
26 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Very easy to prepare compared to other kebabs and tikkis but worthy of serving on the same platter, Baby Corn Fritters are a really mouth-watering preparation of crisp, tender baby c ....
Vegetables in Thai Red Curry
Recipe# 38460
25 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A traditional, fiery-red thai curry simmered with assorted vegetables, this goes well with steamed rice. The basil leaves lend their characteristic aroma to this dish, while coconut milk balances the spices.
Paneer in Manchurian Sauce
Recipe# 86
23 Jan 19

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by Tarla Dalal
While on a tired day, you might settle for having Fried Rice with chilli-garlic sauce or tomato ketchup, on a more leisurely day you would surely want to have a more exciting accompaniment, like this spicy Paneer in Manchurian Sauce! Paneer, a few other commonly av ....
Crispy Fried Corn
Recipe# 4132
18 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A snack that requires a bit of patience but is so unique and exciting that you will thoroughly enjoy the results of your effort! Unlike most dishes that make use of boiled or crushed sweet corn, here the kernels are deep-fried till absolutely crisp, and then tossed with flavour-givers like ginge ....
Vegetable Dimsum ( Diabetic Recipe )
Recipe# 33782
12 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Perhaps you have always had dimsums only in restaurants and avoided making them at home just because they sound complicated? But believe me, there are actually easy to make – follow the exact procedure explained here and try it once; I am sure you will master the act at one go and will soon be makin ....
Chinese Egg- Fried Rice
Recipe# 2618
25 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Unlike some hurried versions in which the eggs are placed in one chunk above the fried rice, here they are cooked along with the vegetables to make scrambled egg rice. If you wish, you can even first cook the eggs like an omelette and then cut into small pieces and mix with the rice, veggies and ....
Chinese Fried Rice, Veg Chinese Fried Rice
Recipe# 2165
18 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The veg fried rice is a quintessential Chinese favorite. Colorful, crunchy vegetables with a whole lot of spring onions and some soy sauce tossed together with steamed rice on a flame makes veg fried rice a simple, but delicious meal. Zip, zap ....
Schezuan Sauce
Recipe# 32640
15 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Schezuan Sauce is a must-have in the Chinese food lover’s kitchen. It is one of the most popular Oriental accompaniments, and can be served with any Chinese starter or main course. It is quite spicy, and is also often used in the prepa ....
Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup
Recipe# 302
19 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Manchow soup is a very popular street food in China, and you’ll find push carts selling off this soup customized to individual taste. The hawker will throw in the ingredients you ask for to make it suitable to your palate. Plenty of finely chopped veggies are simmered in a broth which contains ....
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