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Last Updated : Aug 16,2018
Chinese Starters, Chinese Veg Starters
Whether you’re hosting a kitty party, or throwing a fancy cocktail party, we have a Chinese starter to match for every occasion. Let’s face it, good appetizers get the party started.
Chinese starters, with their crisp textures, fiery flavours and appetizing aromas, are best suited to start a meal on a high note! Options like Chilli Potatoes, Chinese Bhel, Vegetable Gold Coins and Chilli Paneer are on most restaurant menus and are ordered frequently by customers. But now, you can make these mouth-watering treats right at home!
Wonton is a stuffed dumpling that can either be fried or steamed. They can even be added to soups. Fried Wontons with a colorful vegetable-noodle stuffing perked up with sauces make an irresistible appetizer. Serve them with schezwan chutney or hot garlic sauce. You can even steam the dumplings and toss in ginger, garlic and an array of sauces to make Pan Fried Dumplings
Light bites, jam-packed with juicey, saucy vegetables and deep-fried till golden brown, these crunchy spring rolls tastes best with schezwan sauce. They are a classic starter during Chinese New year. Veg Manchurian is a popular street-food in India. Deep-fried, mixed vegetable balls are tossed in sauces to make a delectable Chinese starter. This can even be made into a gravy and relished with fried rice.
Schezuan sauce is the most versatile and common addition to several Chinese recipes including noodle and vegetable preparations. You can deep-fry various vegetables like capsicum, cauliflower or mix vegetables till crisp and toss in Schezuan Sauce to make oriental delights like Fried Capsicum in Schezuan Sauce and Cauliflower in Schezuan Sauce.
You can even deep-fry the vegetables and toss in burnt garlic to make a tongue-tickling delicacy Crispy Fried Vegetables with Burnt Garlic that has an overwhelming flavour and aroma.
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Everything about this Chinese
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