Fish Manchurian

Recipe by Koushik

Spicy and succulent fish in Manchurian Gravy to savor your taste buds

Style: Traditional | Cooking time: 30 min
Servings: 2



Fish ( sea bass/ basa) – cut in 2 inch stripe

Ginger chopped – 1 tbsp

Garlic chopped – 1 tbsp

Bell pepper – ½ , cut in square shape

Cilantro chopped – 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Black pepper powder – 2 tsp

Soya sauce – 2 tbsp

Red Chili sauce – 2 tbsp

Vinegar – 1 tbsp

Corn starch – 5 tbsp

Onion finely chopped – 4 tbsp

Carbonated water

Oil ½ cup for frying

Oil 4 tbsp for cooking



  1. Mix 4 tbsp corn starch and carbonated water, salt and 1 tsp black pepper powder to prepare a sticky batter
  2. Heat ½ cup oil in a frying pan and deep fry the fish pieces after evenly coated with batter, discard the excess oil
  3. Now heat 4 tbsp oil in same pan and sauté chopped ginger, garlic and onion.
  4. Add soy sauce, red chili paste, vinegar and 1 tsp black pepper powder, sauté for 2 mins
  5. Mix 1 tbsp corn starch in1 cup water and add it to the pan
  6. Boil for 5 mins then add the bell pepper, cilantro and fried fish pieces.
  7. Cook for 5 mins ( the gravy has been thicken by now) and serve hot with fried rice or noodles.

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