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Chinese Party recipes


Last Updated : Apr 04,2019



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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Crispy Fried Corn
Recipe# 4132
Today

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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 Bhel ( Chinese Recipe )
Recipe# 22758
04 Apr 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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
Mushroom, Capsicum and Paneer Stir-fry
Recipe# 7450
12 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vitamin C and fibre abound in this healthy rendition of the all-time Chinese favourite. This aromatic and flavourful stir-fry is not only healthy but also easy to prepare. While it does take some time to chop and prepare the ingredients, the cooking time is very less, making it a relatively quick di ....
Manchow Soup
Recipe# 22751
18 Mar 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 ....
Chinese White Sauce
Recipe# 4188
05 Mar 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 ....
Sweet and Sour Vegetable (  Chinese Recipes)
Recipe# 22772
05 Mar 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 ....
Paneer Parcels
Recipe# 40572
15 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
It is amazing how four ingredients merely mixed together can create such a tongue-tingling effect! Indeed, the perfectly balanced textures and exciting flavours of ingredients like paneer, spring onions and Schezuan sauce truly excite the palate, more so when the mixture is packed inside plain ....
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 ....
Malaysian Noodles
Recipe# 22763
21 Dec 18

 
 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 ....
Schezwan Noodle Frankie
Recipe# 40941
20 Nov 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Noodles and Frankies, two all-time favourite street foods come together in this innovative snack! Noodles, tossed with peppy Schezwan sauce and crunchy veggies, makes an exciting filling for rotis. Ingredients like chilli sauce, shredded veggies, cheese and chaat masala add more punch to the f ....
Spring Rolls, Chinese Veg Spring Roll Recipe
Recipe# 313
23 Aug 12

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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 ....
Burnt Garlic Fried Rice
Recipe# 40049
21 Nov 12

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by Tarla Dalal
Sautéeing the garlic till brown gives this rice preparation its unique flavour. Together with green chillies, crunchy vegetables and soya sauce, burnt garlic lends an exciting touch to perfectly cooked Chinese rice. Serve the Burnt Garlic Fried Rice hot, with a garnish of spring onions and fried gar ....
Cream Style Sweet Corn Soup
Recipe# 4107
22 Apr 16

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
You will love the Oriental touch in this luscious Cream Style Sweet Corn Soup, which is excitingly flavoured with red chilli sauce and garlic paste. Quick and easy to make, this soup is also laced with lemon juice to give it a tangy dimension. Remember that cream-style soups taste best when se ....
Sweet Corn and Vegetable Soup
Recipe# 45
11 Apr 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 ....
Cheese and Spring Onion Samosa
Recipe# 41246
11 Oct 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Unlike the common samosas that are stuffed with soft, potato-based mixtures, the Cheese and Spring Onion Samosa has a totally different filling, which gives it an exciting texture and unique taste too. The stuffing of cheese and spring onions seasoned with red chilli flakes, gives you a fabulous ....
Sautéed Snow Peas and Bean Sprouts
Recipe# 1727
21 Feb 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Snow peas, cooked the right way, has a beautiful mildly-sweet flavour and succulent texture. Make an amazing dish of sautéed snow peas and bean sprouts, perked up with soy sauce, sesame seeds and other ingredients that give a strong flavour to the mild veggie. The snow peas are blanched in b ....
Chinese Vegetables in Hot Garlic Sauce
Recipe# 31005
27 Jul 08

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 by Tarla Dalal
Chinese cooking is almost synonymous with hot garlic sauce. Here, the sauce joins hands with baby corn and other interesting vegetables to provide an enjoyable dining experience.
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