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Chicken Manchurian

An indo-chinese recipe

by: Lata Anand of

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10/17/2014 7:41 AM by padu

why is there mention of cabbage when u dont use it in the recipe?


2/22/2011 8:01 AM by alice d'souza

i tried it with a variation instead of chiken i used soyabeen was wonderful..


1/23/2009 1:31 PM by Avni

All those asking about MSG, it is not really good for you. And as Deepak said, it is banned in the US. NY restaurants are BANNED from using MSG. You dont really HAVE to include MSG or Ajinomoto in your chinese cooking, you can certainly cook without out. Here is what is said about MSG and the health concerns related to it visit this website.


11/9/2008 9:15 AM by subhamita

very nice recipe...thanks for adding it....i cooked it and all were very happy in home


8/8/2008 2:09 PM by Xi Meng

MSG is not recommended and it's not often used in the authentic chinese kitchen. It's unhealthy and has caused people migraines. For those who experience health issues with the usage of MSG you can for example substitute with a pinch of white sugar instead. Xi Meng.


6/26/2008 7:32 AM by romana

hw s ajinomoto looks like


4/1/2008 3:38 AM by lakshmi

msg also called as zeal in southern africa...


1/18/2008 10:40 AM by Sana

MSG is chinies salt


1/18/2008 6:23 AM by smalltowner

I don't think it is outright banned in the USA. I got a big bottle of it at a "dollar store" and it was labeled "Flavor Enhancer." Some people lack the enzyme or some such thing to process it. Many people can eat a bit of MSG without harm (monosodium glutamate.) Go easy on it if you're not sure.


1/17/2008 4:17 PM by Deepak

MSG is good to taste.Unfortunately, its harmful to health and banned in USA.


12/30/2007 12:35 PM by Pinky

msg(otherwise known as monosodium glutamate) has other names as well, ajinmoto or even tasting salt. It can be found at your local asain market.(and usually for under a dollar) Just look for a small clear plastic bag with red writing on it, it will say Super Seasoning Aji-No-Moto or just ask for it with the names listed above and it comes in either a 5 or 10oz pouch. I hope this helps! :)


12/5/2007 9:26 PM by rifat kazmi

what is msg.pls write in full form.


12/2/2007 1:49 AM by sana

hey people, the word MSG over here means the chinese salt also called as AJINOMOTO!!!


8/10/2007 8:40 AM by Robin Law

I have not tried the recipe but can I suggest that you abandon the Monosodium glutamate (MSG) called taste powder by the Chinese and not a good thing to have in your food. It is a flavour enhancer but my sister is quite allergic to it and it can make you feel bloated. Good food doesn't need it.


8/8/2007 10:45 PM by deepa

i tried it . it was too gooooooooooooooood . my son just loved it. but i want to know one thing what is MSG the ingredient u asked to use 1 pinch thanks & pls let me know where i can find MSG Smiles DEEPA


5/9/2007 11:26 AM by kajal

it was a mouth watering dish i really really liked it and my hubby too it was better than what we eat at the restaurant also Asante sana ( meaning Thank you )


4/9/2007 7:00 PM by Tera

achchhA... best I have tried so far!!!


3/21/2007 8:55 PM by Swati Patil

I tried this recipe its mouth watering. You can also use those fried manchurian balls as Starters. Good One.


2/4/2007 3:17 PM by shakira

is cabbage necessary in this receipe ?cant we replace it with something else??


7/24/2006 11:12 AM by amber



7/23/2006 1:17 PM by Deeps

MSG is Monosodium Glutamate or Ajinomoto , used in Chinese cooking


7/23/2006 1:17 PM by Lata

MSG stands for "mono sodium glutamate". Other common name is Chinese Salt or a popular brand "Aji-no-moto"


7/23/2006 1:17 PM by Sheetal.

MSG is Monsodium Glutamate which is a kind of seasoning used in chinese food. You can get it in local market by the name "Ajinomoto".


7/21/2006 12:28 AM by anum

cannn u plzzz teme what is mSg??????


6/12/2006 4:13 PM by harmeet

What is MSg ...wantng to try this recipe ..thnx..


4/19/2006 11:44 AM by Soni

Can u pls let me know what is MSG as i i would like to try this recipie out, thank u.


2/24/2006 3:08 PM by Neha

Actually, cabbage is used in the recipe. read the instructions again.


2/13/2006 6:21 PM by syeda

can u just elaborate what MSG is???


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