6 Indo-Chinese Appetisers You Can Try Making At Home
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Chinese food is very famous around the world. Chinese food in India has a fan base of its own. Indians have modified Chinese cuisine as per their flavour palette. As a result, we have got a new cuisine that is power-packed with a fusion of flavours. The Desi- Chinese food in India is something that you can easily become obsessed with. Here are six of the most tantalising Indo-Chinese appetisers that you can try making at home.

* Sweet-And-Sour Chicken

This is an awesome and flavourful non-vegetarian snack that you can serve to your guests. This is made by frying bite-sized chicken pieces in a sweet and tangy sauce that is made out of soya sauce and tomato purée. You can add a lot of Indian spices to the dish to make it more flavourful. If you want to go over the board and make it extra spicy, then adding some Schezwan sauce can also be a great option. This must be served hot. Cooking it with a bit of gravy also makes it fit for having it with rice or noodles.

* Spring Rolls

Spring rolls are a vegetarian favourite snack that are made with an assortment of fresh vegetables like carrots, cabbage, capsicum, and some onions. These are shredded into thin pieces and sorted together in some vegetable oil. You can also add some noodles to this mixture. Add this flavourful mixture into a thin wrap made of rice or flour. Then you have to deep fry it in smouldering oil. If you are looking for a healthier substitute, then you can also air fry it. This is generally consumed with a lot of mayonnaise and spicy red sauce.

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* Schezwan Chilli Chicken

It is a fiery and hot dish that takes 40 to 45 minutes to be prepared completely. It is one of those lip-smacking dishes that will leave you wanting more no matter how much you eat it. The easiest way to make this recipe is by taking small bite-sized chicken pieces. In a pan, take some oil and fry capsicums and onions chopped vertically. Now add some salt and black pepper to the chicken. For the final touch, you will have to add a generous quantity of Schezwan chicken. This recipe dominantly has the flavours of schezwan sauce so make sure that you do not compromise. Cook the whole mix well until the chicken absorbs the flavour of schezwan sauce completely.

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* Chilli Paneer

Chilli Paneer is a very famous Indo-Chinese appetiser. Most of us eat this during weddings or some special family occasions. It is very easy to make chilli Paneer at home and you do not have to wait for special occasions to eat this delicious snack. To make this recipe you have to dip paneer in corn flour and then deep fry it. The fried Paneer is then sautéed in a tangy and flavourful sauce that is made out of tomatoes, ginger, garlic and some soya sauce. Do not forget to add a lot of chilli sauce as that is the whole essence of this recipe. Now put your sauteed Paneer into the whole sauce and mix everything well. let the Paneer pieces absorb the sauce for some time after which you can serve it to your guests.

* Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian is made out of a very famous Indian vegetable Gobi which is cauliflower in English. It is a very simple recipe and yet it turns out very flavourful and delicious. You just have to deep fry your Gobi in some oil. Then prepare your Manchurian sauce by adding a lot of vinegar, soya sauce and tomato purée to it. Also, add a dash of salt and pepper on the top. The outcome is a very spicy and sour sauce. Now put your fried Gobi into the mixture and mix everything well. After some time your Gobi will absorb the sauce. Gobi Manchurian is a very quick and easy recipe that you can make at home when you can't think of anything special to make.

* Honey Chilli Potato

Honey chilli potato is a delicious snack that you will find in almost all restaurants and cafes. Most people consider it a revamped version of your regular french fries. This dish is prepared by dipping horizontally cut potatoes into hot and spicy tomato sauce. The sauce is prepared by mixing tomato puree, soya sauce and chilli sauce. Also, add some honey to give it a hint of sweetness. Add your fried potato fries to this sauce and mix everything well. Make sure that you add some sesame seeds on the top to finish the preparation of the dish.

These are some top Indo-Chinese appetisers that you can make at home easily without any hassle. The best part about these recipes is that they can be modified as per one's taste and preferences.